Gentle Reader: As a poet, one of my favorite themes according to a writer friend “sings of both the poignant subtleties and the harsh realities of life on the high plains and Badlands of North Dakota in the New American West.”
I’ve recently been awarded the “Voices of the Plains and Prairies Poetry Prize” by North Dakota State University (NDSU) Press for my chapbook Destiny Manifested. It’s now available from Amazon and the online store: NDSU Press/Shop Now
I’m not one to post regularly. I find a constant balancing act between my perfectionist tendencies and the literary freedom offered by a blog. Whether the right or left brain prevails, one thing is clear: there is little more powerful than the written word and I have an inordinate respect for the power of the pen.
Most of all, I love living on the edge of the Badlands.
Here, life is sweet and the sweet crude of oil production
is both sweet and crude. More on that in my new chapbook.
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