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Where's Your Horse?

8 years, 1 month ago What makes a person a real cowboy? Is it your job? Your clothes? Where you live, or your approach to life? We'll be trying to answer these questions through poetry and song on our Ranch Rhymes podcast this summer. Here's cowboy poet John Doran's take on ... What makes

"The Ghost of April, 1978"

8 years, 2 months ago As April 2009 draws to a close, Ranch Rhymes features a poem by Carolyn Dufurrena, Nevada poet, writer, educator, and former geologist, titled "Ghost of April, 1978." This original poem is about coming to a new life within the landscape of Nevada. Our ... As April 200

Ernie Sites in the Deep West Sheep Camp

8 years, 3 months ago Cowboy poet and songwriter Ernie Sites of Wendell, Idaho, has come to Elko for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering ever since he stumbled onto it by accident in 1986. We spoke with Ernie in the Deep West Sheep Camp this year about his life and career in ... Cowboy poe

Deep West Sheep Camp, Part II

8 years, 3 months ago Featured on this episode of Ranch Rhymes, Montana poet Elizabeth "Buzzy" Vick is -- to the best of our knowledge -- the "only Jewish, Croatian-American cowgirl poet in the world." Buzzy has brought her poetry to the open mic "Anything Goes" sessions in ... Featured on

Deep West Sheep Camp, Part I

8 years, 4 months ago California poet Dick Gibford has come to the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko since 1985, and also buckarooed in Elko County, Nevada, as a young man in the early 1970s. We spoke with him in the Deep West Sheep Camp at the 2009 Gathering about his ... California

Fisher Poets on Ranch Rhymes

8 years, 5 months ago In 2006, a group of poets from the high seas and tidewater flats joined their cowboy counterparts at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in a cross-occupational exchange of verse to the delight of the Elko audiences. Featured in this episode are ... In 2006, a group o

Celebrating 25 Years with Waddie Mitchell

8 years, 6 months ago As the 25th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering gets underway this week in Elko, Nevada, the Western Folklife Center celebrates the history of this great event with the very first poem recorded on stage at the first Gathering. From 1985--and featured for the ... As the 25t

"Hang n Rattle" With Ranch Rhymes

8 years, 6 months ago This time around on Ranch Rhymes, we are BOLDLY ringing in 2009 - and preparing to celebrate the 25th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering - with two songs from the explosive new album from Wylie & the Wild West, "Hang n Rattle!" Co-written with poet Paul ... This time

The Christmas Quilt

8 years, 7 months ago For our special holiday Ranch Rhymes podcast, we feature Yvonne Hollenbeck, a South Dakota poet and quilter - who's won awards at both - reciting her poignant original poem, "The Christmas Quilt," recorded at the 2004 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in ... For our spe

Celebrating Friendship in Verse

8 years, 7 months ago In this episode of Ranch Rhymes, we treat listeners to the only free verse poem written by the Cowboy Curmudgeon, Wallace McRae. A tribute, of sorts, to his poet friend Paul Zarzyski, the poem "Zzarzzyski" is thick with detail and meaning and was recorded ... In this ep