The lighthouses of the South offer magnificent views, unparalleled beauty and a step back in time.
at night the
angry thud of the
A sampling of where to find creative plates that ditch the soggy green beans and instead offer roasted, sauteed and caramelized garden goodies.
Dropped off by Dad, each summer, we’d explore
the wash house where she kept her jars. Marooned
On top Greenhill,
pocketed in North Carolina mountains—
Pat lived in a marked brick house
Toward August sundown in California
my grandmother’s mirror her mother’s
people brought by wagon from Arkansas
Shoved behind a stack of hymnals
and fishing lures
saying in the south
want two baptist churches
build the first
oh dear you only bring me cut flowers
showing me this is dead already
Celebrating National Poetry Month & an interview with poet Lauren Berry, Maya Angelou gets a stamp, new Word of South Festival coming up in Florida and a poem about cutting magnolias. Happy Literary Friday!