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Nebraska Poetry Catalog
Table of Contents
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Poetry by Ted Kooser
Poetry - Modern Verse | Male-Female Friendship
Former U.S. poet laureate and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, Ted Kooser presents Valentine poems which he began writing in 1986 to fifty women friends. A new poem was printed on postcards and mailed each year. Twenty-two years later, an annual poem was being sent to over 2500 women throughout the United States. Narrated by Dick Shasteen.

by Charles A. Peek
Poetry - Modern Verse | Modern Life
Nebraska poet Charles Peek explores family, relationships, the passage of time, and the musical fabric of modern life in this collection of recent poems. Often-missed significant moments in everyday life are brought into the foreground in lyric and narrative passages that shine with a love of language. Narrated by Charles A. Peek. (0 hours, 43 minutes)

edited by Greg Kosmicki and Mary K. Stillwell
Poetry - Modern Verse | Nebraska Story
Nebraska Presence is an anthology documenting the wide range of contemporary poetry written by Nebraskans. Representing 82 poets of all ages and backgrounds, the poems address topics as varied as their authors, including personal insights, observations of life on the Plains, family and relationships, and impressions reaching out to many corners of the world. Included work by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, and Nebraska State Poets William Kloefkorn and Twyla Hansen. One Book One Nebraska selection for 2018. Narrated by Alice Timm. (6 hours, 3 minutes)

by Lucy Adkins
Poetry - Modern Verse | Country Life
Nebraska poet captures the essence of country life through modern verse. Narrated by Zoya Zeeman. (0 hours, 35 minutes)

by William Kloefkorn
Poetry - Modern Verse | The Great Plains
Poems about the land and people of the Great Plains by Nebraska's State Poet. Contains some strong language. Narrated by Laura Johnson. (1 hour, 30 minutes)

edited by Hilda Raz
Literary Anthology | Nebraska Story
Includes some of the best essays that have appeared in UNL-Lincoln's Prairie Schooner literary magazine (est. 1926) since 1980. This anthology of works by poets, novelists and critics will delight readers who seek thought-provoking fiction and poetry. Strong language. 2000. Narrated by Kandra Hahn. (9 hours, 32 minutes)
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