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The River Drains Through It

"Here is a land where life is written in water." That first line of a poem written by Colorado poet laureate Thomas Hornsby Ferril, enshrined in the rotunda of the state capitol building in Denver, pretty well sums up how things work in Colorado and much of the American West.

"Here is a land where life is written in water."

That first line of a poem written by Colorado poet laureate Thomas Hornsby Ferril, enshrined in the rotunda of the state capitol building in Denver, pretty well sums up how things work in Colorado and much of the American West.

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Tom Kenworthy

Senior Fellow

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