Saturday, February 16, 2019

An event like no other …

 High Lonesome: A Dispatch from the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering | Literary Hub. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… cowboy poetry is more contemporary than it wants you to believe. Hal Cannon—folklorist, cowboy poetry anthologist, and one of the Gathering’s founders—tells attendees in his keynote, “National Cowboy Gathering, here’s to the next 35. Even as we count the years, you exist outside of time.”

Here is my account of a visit there some years back.

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