A mountain cabin
Deer and other wildlife
Tall pines and spruce
Time for reflection
His books have never gone out of print—rare for any author, but especially a poet. The Badger Clark Memorial Society www.badgerclark.org/ promotes his work and helps maintain the Badger Hole.
More information about Clark and his influence on cowboy and western poetry is available here: www.cowboypoetry.com/badger.htm .
I would add two things to the list of environmental needs for a poet: modern plumbing and electricity! Still, I appreciate Clark’s environment and the sentiment in his poem “Ridin’” (full text here: www.badgerclark.org/ridin'.htm) :
I don't need no art exhibits
When the sunset does her best,Paintin' everlastin' glory
On the mountains to the west