Livening together in the blueberry house’s multiform sun,
leaf shadows scattered on the bed, two records playing at once
Grandmother kneels over the washing board at Miss Parsons,
later piecing each cloth on the line, one to the other
attaching them without flaw,
We drive to spice the lifeless. Patsy wails
how crazy real punch-gut love should feel while
we wind the rural side-track towns and beat
Interview with Arkansas poet C.D. Wright, Gatsby turns 90, a teaser for "True Detective," Word of the South Festival this weekend, plus a pair of poems inspired by Asheville. Happy Literary Friday!
Arkansas's native poet expounds on the division between urban and rural, pacing of Southern poetry and encountering poetry in unlikely places.
Girls with empty milk pails do a lively waltz along Biltmore Avenue
to music set in duple time
Get your local produce, crafts and homemade products at these markets across the region, many starting up this month.
A vegetarian recipe from Richmond's Ipanema Cafe.
The origin behind the misleading classic New Orleans dish that is barbecue shrimp.
A recipe based on the famous New Orleans version from Pascale's Manale.