In Arizona: Cowboy Poets

A chilly predawn darkness blankets the small cowboy camp called Twin Buttes, a cedar-covered knoll in the high desert of northwest Arizona. Another day of the fall roundup at the Double O Ranch begins as six sleepy cowpunchers stir from their bedrolls and head for the campfire's warm glow. Beyond the flames is the covered cook wagon, sides of beef hanging outside and a bag of flour sitting within. After wolfing down biscuits, meat and gravy, the six men pull on their chaps and walk slowly to the corral to saddle the horses and head 'em out.

Cowpuncher Ross Knox stays...

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