Bonnie & Clyde's Poetry

Have you read it?

Reading the letters and poems that historical couples have written to one another can be quite revealing. I remember reading some of the smutty letters that the "literary geniuses" that our English teachers assigned us to read later in college and realizing just how human they really were. Did anyone else have that startling realization after idolizing teachers, writers and other "professionals" their whole lives?

Now a collection of poems written by Bonnie and Clyde has been revealed. The content of the poems themselves even forshadows how the outlaws would one day meet their end, which is a sobering thought, and other lines express how the couple didn't want to really hurt anyone in the process of their crimes.

What did you think of the poems? What other famous poems have you read that really opened your eyes about their authors?

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