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The eleventh annual
Poetry Week is celebrated April 15-21, 2012.
This is page 2 of Cowboy
Poetry Week information, which lists some ideas for getting involved.
This page lists
the 2012 activities of friends of cowboy poetry: poets, performers, radio disk jockeys, and
description of Cowboy Poetry
Week and more on
Poets and friends of
Get your schools,
libraries, and community involved! Perform your poetry, donate a
book, share your knowledge. Read about ways to get involved
Write to your states'
Representatives and Senators, and to your states' Art Council. Let them
know about Cowboy Poetry Week and send a short poem. See more about that
Many poets and others will
pursue Cowboy Poetry Week proclamations from Governors and
Mayors. You can represent your state (see more about how to do that
others' 2012 activities are below.
Web reproduction permitted for Cowboy Poetry Week promotion with the
credit line included:
"'Heads or Tails" © 2004, by R.S. Riddick,
www.cowboyartistsofamerica.com; Cowboy Poetry Week 2012,
Publications, email us for high resolution
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honored to have the work of noted Western artist
"Heads or Tails" was painted at
Colorado's Diamond Tail Ranch.
The pictured cowboy is bringing in horses the traditional way, with
one halter lead. The lead rope of one horse is tied to the tail of
the horse in front of it, thus the painting's title, "Heads or
his painting, "Heads or Tails,
featured as the eleventh
annual Cowboy Poetry Week poster.
Read more about the art and artist
are not sold. They are offered to libraries in our
Rural Library Program and to supporters of the
for Western and Cowboy Poetry, which sponsors CowboyPoetry.com, Cowboy
Poetry Week, the Rural Library Program, and all of our programs.