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Literary supplement of the College Heights Herald published each semester. It began as a class project for a Problems in Journalism class and was first published in January of 1969. The name is a French term meaning spirit. The goal of L’esprit is to provide, in as proper of a literary style as possible, an outlet for original poems, short stories, pictures and art work by students and faculty at Western Kentucky University

This issue includes:

  • Paradise Envisioned
  • Stahl, Andrew. Untitled
  • Browning, Jim. She’s Busy Tonight
  • Whitley, Susan. Recall
  • Whitley, Susan. . . . and You Were There
  • Shields, Marsha. Woodcroft
  • Tope, Becky. Bring Back the Sunshine
  • Browning, Jim. Man and Wife
  • Shields, Marsha. Green Horse, A
  • Ayers, Elaine. Caveat Emptor
  • Tope, Becky. Moods
  • Mitchell, Eddie. To a Man Never Seen
  • Newbolt, Denise. To Emma Taylor on Plum Street
  • Shelly, Percy. Adonais
  • Canterburry, Deloris. The Great Usurper
  • Miller, Jim Wayne. Long View
  • Miller, Jim Wayne. Teaching
  • Miller, Jim Wayne. If Your Birthday is Today
  • Miller, Jim Wayne. Driving Home
  • Photos by D.J. Johnson, George Wedding, Gary Asbury, Valerie Elmore


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