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Call for Submissions: Living Southerners

Living Southerners, a zine about the American South, is seeking written submissions for its October 2016 issue.

Please email the editor at dozentinroses@gmail.com by September 30th. 15 more words

Zine

Kate Chopin

For a Toastmasters speech, I read aloud Kate Chopin’s “Story of an Hour”.  This is the story of a woman, who hearing that her husband has died in an accident, realizes that his death frees her of her wifely obligations. 324 more words

Books & Movies

On Dixie

Paraphrasing from a draft article a thought which deserves its own mention, I suggest to my friends who fly the Stars and Bars the following slogan as to what victor’s history calls the „Civil War“: 147 more words

Propaganda

Chess Pie: Just Custard Pie by Another Name

A few days ago, I was asked, “What’s the difference between chess and custard pies?” My answer: Chess pies, of which there are many flavors, belong to the custard pie family and are therefore just a custard pie by a different name. 548 more words

Call for Submissions: Living Southerners

Living Southerners, a zine about the American South, is seeking written submissions for its October 2016 issue.

Please email the editor at dozentinroses@gmail.com by September 30th. 15 more words

Zine

Great Big Beautiful World

Photo Credit, Jeff Baker

In this great big beautiful world of ours, I come from a place called Paragould, a small city in the northeastern corner of Arkansas right next to the Missouri border.  469 more words

Original Essays

The American South

The South is a bizarre and barren landscape. One minute you’re in a bustling city with traffic lights, policemen, tall buildings, and sophisticated people and the next you’re in the middle of nowhere with meadows, cows, forests, and little tiny shacks that people supposedly inhabit. 637 more words

Fiction