Or a sneak peek of what I’ve been working on lately.
Over the past few months, I’ve been working on a collection titled “Whiskey & Cactus Wine: A Dedication to the West.” Most of this collection includes found poetry crafted from this book. I will skip the discussion on what I think of the guidebook because the poetry should hopefully speak for itself. Here are a few strictly found poems included in the collection.
Perhaps, the way of life and obsessions still to come
happened in conflicting information.
Many have relied on everything but history,
have not reported preconceptions, and
too often have left out all kinds suffered.
A traveler more enlightened would thank me with enthusiasm
for advice about firearms and appreciation for history.
What to Take
A vial of brandy,
A small bottle of sureness,
A flask of burden
A word of exchange,
A pinch of once rough-and-ready,
A bit of gold dust
A target for gangs,
A trunk of obvious jokes,
A supply of profits
with curiosity about
introduce you to
firsthand of army exploits
several eloquent Indian leaders
curious about the men who push.
a rambunctious buckaroo