July Clouds: A Poem

July Clouds The clouds have returned Making things feel more normal, somehow A treason to harsher winds Milder skies now brew with beauty For this afternoon, anyhow Crafted vapors, cushioned...
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American Life in Poetry: Faith

American Life in Poetry: Column 216 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Judy Loest lives in Knoxville and, like many fine Appalachian writers, her poems have a welcoming conversational style, rooted in...
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Snow Day, a Poem

Snow Day is a poem was written by Lauren Cuff and originally featured by our friends at Weelunk. I have coffee I keep my pajamas on I play music I listen to my dog snore I begin...
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Violet’s Wash

American Life in Poetry: Column 482 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Diane Gilliam Fisher, who lives in Ohio, has published a book called Kettle Bottom that portrays the hard life of the West...

An Atrophied Affair – Panhandle Abandon

Turning atrophy into art is the mission of the Panhandle Abandon Project. This episode of Panhandle Abandon, entitled An Atrophied Affair, was filmed at a domestic ruin in Shenandoah Junction. This short was...

A Song for West Virginia

This poem was written by Marc Harshman WV Poet Laureate and was originally posted on Weelunk.com   Mountains called Nathaniel, Coal, Cheat, Blair. Rivers called Potomac, Kanawha, Greenbrier,...
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Panhandle Abandon

Panhandle Abandon is a project started by WSP Productions to exemplify the ruins and wreckage of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Panhandle Abandon is a call for collaboration and a call for the people...