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History of SDSPS

The first organizational meeting of the South Dakota State Poetry Society was held on October 5, 1927 in Huron, SD. The Society was founded in 1927 by Dr. James C. Lindberg at Northern State College. Its official magazine Pasque Petals was first published in 1926 in Aberdeen, SD. Since 1959 has been the body to …

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“Plow it and Find Out”: Midwestern American Poetry

[The following article is an updated version of an article I wrote a little over a decade ago. It was published in South Dakota Review.] Before I studied Zen I saw mountains as mountains, waters as waters. When I learned something of Zen, the mountains were no longer mountains, the waters no longer waters. But …

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