Monthly Archives: May 2014

Photo of the Week – May 22, 2014

Originally posted on The Prairie Ecologist:
Last weekend, I took advantage of a beautiful evening and went for a hike at Griffith Prairie, a site north of town owned and managed by Prairie Plains Resource Institute.  It was mostly cloudy, but I was…

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Great Plains Poetry – Robert Pinsky

I’m definitely not going to give my interpretation of this one, as I do not want to cloud anyone’s thoughts.  Enjoy this one (Thanks Chuck) from Robert Pinsky . . .                   … Continue reading

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Poetry of the Great Plains – Letter to an Imaginary Friend

  Thomas McGrath (1916-1990) wrote his epic long poem Letter to an Imaginary Friend between 1957 and 1985.  Simply put, it is brilliant.  It has no match in American literature except for maybe Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, although … Continue reading

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Poetry of the Great Plains – Buffalo Dusk

At one point in my life, I fancied myself a poet, but never mind that.  Today’s post is hopefully the first in a series of posts that will contain poems that have something to do with the Great Plains.  Unless … Continue reading

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