Alligators in the Mississippi Delta

Two Delta Bohemian Back Road Excursions with Poor William March 4 & 5, 2012 By MAGICAL MADGE VIDEO and PHOTOS Yesterday, Storm Thor blew through the Mississippi Delta. It left sleet, ice and snow in its wake. We are not used to this kind of bitter weather here and I tend to go into a cocoon […]

MS Delta Wildlife

Geese, deer, turkeys, armadillos, coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, alligators, black bear, black panther, etc…. By POOR WILLIAM VIDEO Hey Man, we love the blues in the Delta, but we also are eat up with all our wildlife. Magical Madge and I, along with many a Deltan, take great pleasure in late afternoon and evening drives in the […]

Gator Bait: A True Story

By The Poorest of Williamss (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) Folks outside Coahoma County been rather churlish of late, arguing all about alligators caught in the 700-plus-a-few-pounds category. Well, that ain’ nuthin’! Me and Mr. Lil John been wrasslin’ ones bigger than that for years. I ain’ lying. Ask him? Okay, Captain Safety don’t mess with gators, he […]

Alligators and Off Switches

DELTA SHORTS   Alligators and Off Switches By WILLIAM PRENTISS   Impetuous Pablo thought he still possessed the agility and grace of the old jungle cat he used to think he was–mobile, agile, hostile, in search of the nubile. Alas, he was measured and found wanting: he was merely fragile, docile, senile, and non-facile. Getting […]