Colorado cowboy poet Al "Doc" Mehl performed at the 2014 Colorado Cowboy Gathering. Read a poem from his 2013 award-winning poetry CD.
Award-winning cowgirl poet Yvonne Hollenbeck performed at the 2014 Colorado Cowboy Gathering. Some of her poetry addresses the realities of modern life in the American West.
As 2013 comes to a close, Colorado Matters' poet David Rothman sums up the year in the state, inspired by letters from CPR listeners.