Interesting Take on Writing a Poem

Although I have traveled far and wide, I am never far from the Monongahela Valley. I am a second-generation American; the Old Countries are never far from me. The wood, and hills, rivers and “cricks” have given me an appreciation for nature.
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Dana Gioa, California Poet Laureate on the BBC.