'We donte want to hurt anney one': Bonnie and Clyde's poetry detailing life of crime goes on sale

Mail Online | 5/23/1934 | Jessica Green For Mailonline;Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com
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A new collection of photographs of the infamous Bonnie and Clyde have emerged alongside a set of poems penned by the lovestruck couple.

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow met in Texas in 1930 and are believed to have committed 13 murders and several robberies and burglaries by the time they died in 1934.

Time - Deaths - Barrow - Year - Parker

At the time of their deaths, Barrow was just 24 year old, and Parker was 23.

Their story was immortalized by Hollywood in 1967, when a blockbuster film starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway was released.

Public - Pair - Public - Enemies - Era

The public were enamored with the pair during the Public Enemies era of the Great Depression, as they gained headlines for evading the authorities in shoot-outs and making daring getaways.

Showing the criminal couple as never before, the collection of snaps primarily date from 1933 and 1934, and include photographs of the murderous fugitives while on the run, as well as pictures showing the pair embracing as Clyde poses with a gun.

Album - Clyde - Sister - Nell - Barrow

The album belonged to Clyde's older sister Nell Barrow before passing into the hands of his nephew, who has now decided to sell the photos and a scrapbook of their poetry with Heritage Auctions.

The set is expected to sell for a combined $30,000, with the sale taking place on March 30.

Notebook - Poetry - Light - Barrow

The notebook containing poetry sheds a revealing light on Barrow.

While it was known that Parker had tried her hand at poetry, Barrow was never thought to have attempted to write a poem.

Parker - Poet - Items - Auction - Contain

Parker was the more prolific poet of the two. The items put up for auction contain an envelope with the words 'written by Bonnie' scribbled on it.

Inside is a piece of paper with a poem titled The Story of Bonnie and Clyde.

Story - Jesse - James - /

It goes: 'You’ve read the story of "Jesse James", / Of how he lived and died. / If you’re...
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