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Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985)

Photographs from Ghosts Along the Mississippi: The Magic of the Old Houses of Louisiana, first published 1948 8 more words


Beautiful Country Burn Again

Book review: South and West, by Joan Didion

I am trying to place myself in history.
I have been looking all my life for history and have yet to find it.

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Book Review

Aboard the Antigone

An excerpt of my newest short story aboard the Antigone. ( I say newest like its complete, but I actually just started it). This is my first story ever about aliens. 347 more words

Introducing Southern Fried Asian

Introducing Southern Fried Asian:

Typically, stories about Asian Americans are centered on the
experiences of those who grew up on the coasts — New York, Southern… 51 more words

Red Blanket

There is no space between her body and the leather couch,

the one that smells of the cold

(AC running at night);

not even air can wiggle its way through. 73 more words


Salvage the Bones

“I will tie the glass and stone with string, hang the shards above my bed, so that they will flash in the dark and tell the story of Katrina, the mother that swept into the Gulf and slaughtered. 560 more words


The Piranio brothers of Dallas

The Piranio brothers of Corleone founded the Dallas Mafia.

The Dallas crime family was founded around 1921 by brothers Carlo and Joseph Piranio from Corleone. The Piranio brothers were part of a network of immigrants from this town, related through blood and marriage, active in the Mafia in Corleone and in American cities including New York, New Orleans, Dallas, and Los Angeles, in the first half of the 20th century. 959 more words