Category Archives: Cowboy Poets

Rusty McCall: Punchin’ Cows instead of Clocks (An Interview)

I photographed Rusty McCall six months ago at the McCall’s ranch in New Mexico and then a few weeks later at the Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Alpine, Texas. As Heart Sessions, the photography was donated and I’ve gifted prints (one, a large … Continue reading

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Way Up High on the Mogollon…

William Merritt singing Glory Trail My husband, William, and I were traveling back from a short vacation in Sedona and decided to take the long way back to Tucson through the Mogollon Rim area north of the towns of Strawberry and … Continue reading

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Art Spur: Heading Out

One of my images, Heading Out, was published on cowboypoetry.com as an Art Spur feature. Art Spur is described on the website as “It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words…we know many that are worthy of … Continue reading

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Hollyhocks: A Poem by Audrey Hankins

Hollyhocks and Straw Bales My dear friend, Audrey Hankins, gave permission for her poem HOLLYHOCKS to be posted on my blog. This is the first poem I remember hearing Audrey recite. When I was photographing Wilbur-Cruce Spanish Barb horses by … Continue reading

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Audrey Hankins: First Light

          Audrey Hankins is a woman of leather and lace. Leather saddles, lace kitchen curtains. A cowboy poet who first impressed me with her poem Hollyhocks as I sat in the audience at a cowboy poetry gathering and who … Continue reading

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