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FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan Day hand, cowboy poet and songwriter DW Groethe takes a break from fencing Wednesday north of Bainville, Mont.

Ranch hand and poet has seen oil booms come and go

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BAINVILLE, Mont. — If you give DW Groethe a subject, he can give you a poem and a song.

It might be about cowboys, true love or the oil boom.


“Words, once they get inside your head, they end up creating a whole new world,” Groethe said. “They’re just wonderful to work with. It’s innate.”

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