A Wandering Poet’s Cry

A Wandering Poet’s Cry

Book Review Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart Clifford Brooks Kudzu Leaf Press, 122 pp., $14.00 Good News for the Southern Man In 1970, Neil Young’s “Southern Man” challenged the white patriarchal power structure, whose dominance was founded on the enslavement of...
Coming Home to Our Self

Coming Home to Our Self

Book Review A Kind of Freedom Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Counterpoint, 230 pp., $26.00   Freedom, Family, and Fate Each day, legions don their corporate masks and sulk behind their computer screens longing to be custom cabinet makers or pastry chefs. Anything other...
Undertow

Undertow

Jesse and Ricky Few camped in front of the TV watching, “Let’s Make a Deal.” “I bet Monty is doing Carol,” Ricky said, reclining on the couch. “Shhhh,” Jesse said, unable to conceive the idea of “doing Carol” and anxious to see if Monty Hall, the folksy game-show...