Stories, quotes and anecdotes.
Monthly Archives: March 2007
“You might be considered a West Virginian if … (1) Your front porch collapses and more than six dogs are killed … (2) Less than half the cars you own actually run … (3) Your diploma contains the words ‘Trucking Institute’ … (4) Your wife’s hairdo has ever been caught in a ceiling fan … [...]comments
Roy Lee Harmon occupied the post of West Virginia State Poet Laureate three different times, starting in 1937 on through till 1978, some 41 years, becoming Poet Laureate Emeritus in 1979. He had a gift for rhythmic homespun versification that had a strong appeal to Mountain State readers. At the time of his appointment by [...]comments