A postuhumous collection, first published in 1996, that takes the West as its focus and field. As the American West was a place of inspiration to May Swenson, and of origin, the book gathers her work about the region into a memorable and inspiring collection.
May Swenson ranks among the foremost American poets of her time. During her long career, she was praised by writers from virtually every major school of poetry, and in the world of academics and publishers, her name was a household word. She left a legacy o fnearly fifty years of writing when she died in 1989.