A review of the April 25 show and season opener for the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater.
by Elizabeth Burk
"Where are the mountains?"
I ask, after an hour's drive
through flat-filled landscapes
of sugar cane and rice fields, miles
Yazoo County, Mississippi, has always been willing to change names to protect the innocent. Nowhere is that aspect of life in Yazoo made more clear than in our legends and lore.
by Barry North
In a gray dawn,
on the edge of the gulf,
as upon the edge of time
by Sandra Bounds
the hospitality state
where folks are warm
as Spring’s genial sun
by H.D. Whatley
From Charleston we drove south on I-95
Through the state of Georgia, where Mr. Allman ate a peach.
And just past the Florida border
Is a little place called Fernandina Beach
Jackson, Mississippi, landmark soda fountain and diner Brent's Drugs got a visit from MTV recently.
Celebrating Harper Lee's birthday. National Poetry Month news & another chapbook giveaway. Reese Witherspoon and the fallibility of the Southern woman, Gatsby Girls and the most well-read cities in Literary News. The South Carolina Book Festival in Literary Events & a new poem in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
by Mike Harrell
You go on ahead, General.
The river is swift and I’m unsure
of those shadows. I’d like to lay down
my arms but I’ve developed a taste
Music, class and literacy in Harper Lee's timeless novel by Carrie Allen Tipton.