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"Old Billy and Matilda" by Dick Warwick

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This material was taken from a 2010 Bookshelf program in which Dick Warwick was interviewed by Dennis Held on the subject of Cowboy Poetry.

Dick Warwick is the cowboy poet of Oakesdale, among other distinctions. A lifetime farmer and troubadour, he has taken his art from the Palouse to Australia.

Dennis Held lives in the Vinegar Flats neighborhood of Spokane, Washington, where he is a book editor and community organizer. His first book of poetry, Betting on the Night, was published by Lost Horse Press; his second, Ourself, by Gribble Press. His most recent collection, Not Me, Exactly, was published in 2020 by Hand to Mouth Press. He lives along Hangman Creek and watches for kingfishers.