Elegy for Tahlequah’s Calf

A recent poem of mine was published in Cascadia Magazine. It is dedicated to the “Father of Cascadia” who suggested someone write a poem about this tragic incident. Thank you David McCloskey and Andrew Engelson.

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB in Seattle and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. He wrote a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger.) He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets, has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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2 Responses to Elegy for Tahlequah’s Calf

  1. Jessie says:

    Thank you for this, Paul. Superb and right on point.

  2. The Tahlequah I wrote a poem of was of the Cherokee. I’ll find the poem. Yours is wonderful.and important.

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