Notebook of Poetry Penned by Bonnie and Clyde Set to Go on Auction – Meilan Solly @smithsonian.com

The volume features poems written by the outlaw duo during their Depression-era crime spree, like it or not Bonnie and Clyde are intrinsically linked to cars and particularly the Ford Flathead V8

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Bonnie Parker’s poetry has long provided a portal into the fleeting lives of Depression-era America’s most notorious pair of outlaws. But as Alison Flood reports for the Guardian, a newly revealed notebook once owned by the couple suggests Parker wasn’t the only one to try her hand at creative writing. The volume, set to go on auction this April alongside a trove of photographs, includes a poem ostensibly written in Clyde Barrow’s spelling error-filled scrawl

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Categories: 1933, Auction, Bonnie & Clyde, Ford, Ford Flathead V8, Heritage Auctions, Smithsonian Institution

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