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At the At the Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Tall Tales, Resonant Rhymes

The New York Times

How a Godless Democrat Fell in Love With Cowboy Poetry

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Cowboy Poetry is the American Art Form You've Never Heard Of

Veterans make peace with past at Cowboy Poetry workshop

Washington Times (AP)

How to Cowboy Poetry, From Some Veteran Gathering-Goers


Open Range Meets Open Mic at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering


At the Gathering

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