Saturday, August 08, 2020

The Pecos Princess And Willie The Kid

August 8, 2020
   So, it turns out, all the Regulators had a crush on the Pecos Princess. Here's a couple studies of this striking Texas beauty.

Daily Whip Out: "Pecos Princess I"

   To those New Mexico bad boys she was Texas royalty, so I'm seeking a bit of a regal air, even though she was not high class or uppity at all, merely a pretty girl from Texas—in very rough country.

Daily Whip Out: "Pecos Princess II"

   Yes, she was an 18-year-old Texas looker and her uncle was, none other than John Chisum, the Cattle King of New Mexico.
Daily Whip Out: "Pecos Princess III"

   She definitely had a thing for the Kid. She wrote in her diary, on August 22, 1878: "Two candi hearts given to me by Willie Bonney."

  When word came that he had died, she cried.

Daily Whip Out:
"Pecos Princess Brokenhearted"

Everyone agrees she had a thing for "Willie Bonney."

Daily Whip Out: "Pecos Princess V"

   So, he went by Willie? At least with Sally Chisum. What might that look like?

Daily Whip Out: "Willie The Kid"

    Well, that's a new twist we haven't heard much about. Willie the Kid? In terms of becoming a legend, it doesn't have a very solid ring to it. Kind of wimpy, maybe? Or, it certainly evokes a slippery conotation? Hmmmm.

"What's in a name? Absolutely everything."
—Wet Willie, Jr.

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