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A stormy, northerly wind of sudden onset occurring during the colder half of the year over the region from Texas southward across the Gulf of Mexico and the western Caribbean. Also called a blue norther.
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William Bedford Clark's Blue Norther and Other Poems is even shorter than Gioia's book, but Clark, too, provides ample variety of theme and style in its brief compass.
His first book of poems, Blue Norther, appeared in 2010.