Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Tag: Nebraska

“A Drover’s Birthday” by Benjamin L. Clark

Cattle used to walk to market. After roundup, we’d trail them to a railhead, get them sold, loaded on trains, and shipped back east. Coming out on the train with the cattle was for young hands, the ones Boss could trust. So much has changed. We loaded onto diesel trucks this year and chauffeured cattle to market . . .