"An ode to West Virginia.... A wealth of knowledge, compassion, and inspiration." -- Charleston Sunday Gazette-Mail
"Precise observation, a careful ear, devotion to detail....Lucid and engaging. Voices, lore, and landscape...resound distinctively." -- Foreword Magazine, September 2000
"The 400-plus page collection brings together many of the Mountain State's finest poets and some of their best work." -- West Virginia Executive Magazine
"You can't go wrong buying it, reading it, and sharing it....What West Virginia is really all about." -- Dave Peyton, columnist, Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Over the mountains, throughout the land, the stars are out. They are West Virginia poets brought together... -- Grace Cavalieri, Producer, "The Poet and the Poem" on National Public Radio
The poems in Wild Sweet Notes will tug at the heartstrings of those who know the Mountain State. -- WV University Alumni Magazine - Summer 2001
Barbara Smith is a poet, editor, and writer active in many community projects in Barbour County, West Virginia. She is a retired Dean of Humanities at Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, West Virginia.
Kirk Judd is a poet, workshop leader, and co-founder of Allegheny Echoes, a festival of music and the performing arts. He is a Quality Engineer-Advanced with Special Metals Corporation in Huntington, West Virginia. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.