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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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Interpreting Mystical Poets . . . or . . . Are We “There” Yet?

“Great is the earth, and the way it became what it is,  Do you imagine it has stopped at this? . . . . and the increase abandoned?  Understand then that it goes as far onward from this as this … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Great Plains Trail!

Hello.  My name is Steve Myers, and I am the founder of the Great Plains Trail vision.  I would like to extend a big Great Plains welcome to all viewers of this site, but a special welcome to anyone arriving from … Continue reading

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