Steve Jackson Reads "The Old Shepherd Struggles to Recall" by Tom Wobker
Steve Jackson is SPR's News Assignment Editor and Morning Edition Host.
Tom Wobker's poems were published anonymously in the Spokesman-Review for 14 years under the name "The Bard of Sherman Avenue." His true identity was revealed to readers shortly before his death in 2016. A collection of his poetry was printed in 2017 with help from then Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall, and proceeds from the sale of the book were donated to Hospice of Spokane.