Polka Power, a report and poetic response to the polka festival subculture in the Upper Midwest with poets Joe and Nancy Paddock.
MPR’s Vickie Sturgeon produced and hosted this series of five poetic looks at life in Southwest Minnesota. Others include:
· "Frogs" - "Frogs", a raucous small-town happening in a narrative poem read by Joe Paddock.
· "Phil Dacey" - Southwest Minnesota poet reads several of his works.
· "It's a Pity" - Nancy Paddock shows her attempts to strike a balance with nature.
· "The Geese" - poet Joe Paddock shows his perceptions of the migration of wild geese across the Minnesota Prairie.
From the KRSW Poets-in-Residence Series.