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New Cowboy Poetry: A Contemporary Gathering

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These Recent Works Are From America's Best Cowboy and Cowgirl Poets, Most of Whom Are Regular Participants In Local Cowboy Poetry Gatherings and In The Granddaddy Gathering Held Each January In Elko, Nevada. Included Here Are Some of The Best-Known Poets, Such As Waddie Mitchell, Wally McRae and More, Who Breathe Reality Into The Myth of The Ranching Life. Cowboy Poetry Is ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 8th 1975 by Gibbs Smith
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The rest of them are wonderful reading as well.
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great poems. I first bought this on a road trip in wyoming and loved it back then (1991). re-read it. really great stories.
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“This poetry is utilitarian—heavy-duty, industrial strength poetry. It is meant to be read aloud and, even better, memorized and recited. It is best used in the natural world where there are starlit skies, the warmth of blazing fires, and sounds and sights of open expanse. This book is meant to be carried with you in the glove box of a pickup truck, the back pocket of a worn pair of pants, even a saddlebag. It is not made to take up space on a library shelf, squeezed between other unread volumes. Take it along; you never know when the opportunity will be just right. Nothing pleases more than to see copies of the book twice as thick as the original from continued page turning, with turned-down corners marking favorite poems, or the whole shape curved to match the owner’s posterior.” 1 likes
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