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Poetry Contest

I sometimes find a fallen tree limb on my walks in Oak Hill Cemetery and I take it home and make a Cane or Hiking Stick out of it so it will live on forever in the memory and legacy of Edgar Lee Masters and "The Hill."They certainly are a rare find for me. I debark them and sand them over and over again to get them smooth. The beauty of the wood is amazing under that bark. I apply at least 3 coats of Clear Polyurathene until the finish is smooth, deep and clear and preserved forever. ed.emig@yahoo.com

Poetry ContestThere are 245 poems in "Spoon River Anthology"I have picked out one of my favorites and I will send a Spoon River Anthology Hiking Stick to the person that guesses my favorite poem. Email me your choice.I will expect to get a picture of the winner with her/his Stick.Go to Librivox and start listening to Masters' poetry and pick my favorite poem. Have fun! https://librivox.org/spoon-river-anthology-by-edgar-lee-masters/