Southern roots, sundry hurts, hells and losses, to home again.
Poems that move from The South to a wider world and witness.
Includes "Rudy and John" (first publ. in Ascent, on work with the United Mine Workers);"One Heart's Canon" (first publ. in The American Scholar, on poetry I love);
"Illegitimacy and Stigma: Living with the Burn" (first publ. in Michigan Quarterly
Review, on unwed motherhood and adoption).
The Civil War diary of a Georgia girl in Louisiana.