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Letter in verse from B. Jones
in praise of verse by K. Hill

About: Poetry by Ken Hill The Whittlers Redux


ATTA BOY, Ken Hill!!!!!!!!!,,,,,I miss those days, too. Those men were characters.
Pocket knives and watches,
Stories swapped and traded,
Farms and houses bought and sold,
A way of life has faded.

I remember what I was told,
As to why they had to quit,
Something to do with women's shoes,
And brown tobacco spit.

Barry Jones
I didn't understand it then, either, but thank goodness John Shelley pinned "The Whittlers" to preserve that part of Columbia's history.

s/Barry Jones

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