The Good Witch of the South

The Good Witch of the South

The Voodoo Queen of Southern Hearts Today is Halloween! Celebration commences this evening with folks of all ages and backgrounds dressing up as ghouls, ghosts, goblins, and the monsters under your childhood bed. Some folks festoon their porches and doorways with...
Southern Lit Presents: Saeed Jones

Southern Lit Presents: Saeed Jones

Poetry Wears an Evening Gown Poetry never needed the delicacies of gentle, metaphorical language often associated with its genre. One poem requires only the amount of words necessary to get the point across—a point often open-ended and left up to the reader’s...
Southern Lit Presents: Yusef Komunyakaa

Southern Lit Presents: Yusef Komunyakaa

Southern Self-Examination Yusef Komunyakaa has a voice that drifts like steam from the surface of hot coffee on an early morning. A purposeful, presidential cadence accompanies the soft, moistened edges of his timbre, drawing listeners to the importance of his words....
Somewhat A Woman

Somewhat A Woman

To Have Children or Not to Have Children? I have many memories etched into my brain about growing up as a girl in the rural South. My best friends and I had sleepovers creating intricate setups revolving around limp baby dolls—as helpless as real babies. At my...