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. Click here to visit our Film section. Deep West Videos are also a featured playlist on our YouTube channel.

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