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Riehlife Bonus Poem of the Day: My Uncle Willard Thompson’s “Caught Out In Nevada”

My Uncle Willard (Davenport) Thompson mostly wrote prose in his life, but we recovered this poem from his papers this winter during my father’s documentation project. Uncle Willard was a brilliant man caught short in the Great Depression who used his creativity to start a literary magazine, Ride the Rails as a hoboe, and, in […]