Texas in Poetry 2 can be read straight through as a commentary on life in the Lone Star State. Or it can be read a poem or author at a time. But if read straight through from "I'll Take Texas" to "No Quittin' Sense" the whole Texas experience as seen by more than a hundred poets cannot fail to make an impact on the reader. Editor Billy Bob Hill includes such poets as Mirabeau B. Lamar, a Texas president and poetaster from the days of the Republic; Berta Harte Nance, author of the centennial poem that begins "Other ...

Texas in Poetry 2002, Texas Christian University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875652672

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