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Roger Pfingston: Poems Of Kids, Crickets, And Geological Features

We'll hear "Primer," "The Boulder," "Droughts Bouquet," and "Children Playing" by Indiana poet Roger Pfingston.

cave crickets

Photo: Wade Franklin (flickr)

Pfingston writes of cave crickets: "...not a chirper. No haiku poet's companion here." -from the poem "Primer"

“I think poems are pieces of talk, savored and sustained. I would call them lucky talk.”
-William Stafford

Roger Pfingston’s poems have appeared in magazines, books, and anthologies over a period of fifty years. A recipient of a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, he has poems in And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana, published by the Indiana Historical Society Press. His latest chapbook is A Day Marked for Telling, available from Finishing Line Press.

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