John McKeon

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Steelhead Valentine (By Elizabeth Carothers Herron?)

Poem by John McKeon

Every year on Valentine's Day I celebrate the return of the steelhead,
Oncorhynchus mykiss (their species name) . Mykiss-what could be more perfect?

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Comments about Steelhead Valentine (By Elizabeth Carothers Herron?) by John McKeon

  • elizabeth carothers herron (6/9/2018 2:57:00 PM)

    Hi there, just to say I am the author of the Salmon Valentine. I hope at some point my authorship can be clarified. Thank you. ECH(Report)Reply

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  • R H (3/4/2008 10:45:00 AM)

    'you will hear them leaping, slapping cradles in the gravel bars.' Evocative language that brings this piece to life. You captured a great sense of movement amongst these descriptive lines. j.(Report)Reply

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