The Ghost of April, 1978

Nevada poet and writer, Carolyn Dufurrena; photo by Kevin Martini-FullerAs 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."

Length: 3:42  ~ Listen or podcast from iTunes.

This original poem is about coming into a new life within the landscape of Nevada. Our recording is of Carolyn reciting it at the 2002 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko.

Carolyn and her filming partner and mother-in-law Linda Dufurrena, have several videos in our Ranch Communcations and Deep West video programs. See them here in the playlist on our YouTube channel.

This podcast was drawn from the Western Folklife Center's archival audio material.