Maine Literary Awards, winner, poetry
Featured on PBS News Hour Weekly Poem, Verse Daily
With an astonishing and enjoyable range of references from antiquity to recent nostalgia and current popular culture, Barter's poems reflect on such varied themes as friendship, love, mortality, war and the Middle East, the environment, and life as a single man.
New Letters on the Air interview at http://www.newletters.org/on-the-air/christian-barter
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