The Redneck Army

In memory of the Battle of Blair Mountain

Source: West Virginia Mine Workers Museum

My Daddy was a miner,
with men both black and white,
and immigrants from Europe,
common poverty was our blight.

My country had its troubles
but our men didn’t play that game.
Proud men, loud men, hard men
but brothers just the same.

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Alex Kilcannon

Writer, poet, outdoors instructor and Mother of Teenagers. I rewild kids for a living.

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