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Cooking in the West

 

February 7, 2020



As the poets and pickers headed home from the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko Nevada this past week, I was sent a poem perfectly timed to the upcoming calving season. Trent Nelson is a cowboy poet who was born and raised in northeastern Colorado in the agricultural community of Yuma. He has worked in farming and ranching his whole life from the Rocky Mountains to the sand hills of Nebraska. He currently resides outside his hometown where he works on a large farm/yearling grazing operation. This poem puts cows and calving season in cowboy perspective and ends with a humble cowboy pr...



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