Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition (March 31, 1985)
Reviewed by Stephen (S. M.) Page.
When I wake I sip coffee and I am suddenly inspired to add a few more pages to my current poetry project, the verse play (or play-poem, a term I coined, I think). Then I take a shower and decide I need to get out the house. I have been inside for almost 48 hours. I check the weather channel on the net and see that it is 97 degrees outside–with humidity. I dress accordingly. I put on a short sleeve linen shirt, linen shorts, leather sandals, a cotton baseball cap. In the elevator I feel a trickle of sweat run down by belly from my chest. The street smells of melting tar and car exhaust. Buses rev their engines…
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Three poems titled: The Head, The Cattle Rustler, and Guías published on madswirl: http://madswirl.com/author/spage/
Topics and characters in poems include cattle rustlers, gauchos, cowboys, bad guys, saboteurs, hustlers, intented murderers, free-range ranching, two frustrated ranch administrators, grass-fed cattle, beef on hooves, wild horses, arbitrary death, wandering spirits, muses, and reverence of nature–how nature is important to the existence of earth and its populace.