Ruminating on the Passing of a Friend

(V I D E O I N P O S T) Life and the loss of it are a given; yet, for the living, the passing of a friend is a painful part of living. Often, I spontaneously reflect on life and death in the Mississippi Delta! As an addict, an alcoholic and a fairly […]


Ode to a fallen Kokopelli   My heart is sheered A sentinel shattered Oh Watcher of the Wake Why have you fallen?   How long you stood Genuflected and bent Eyeing your charges Guarding their rest

A Prayer for a Friend

Prayerful Remonstrations in the Rain [youtube width=”600″ height=”350″][/youtube] By Poor William RADIOLAND VIDEO A Prayer for a Friend Friend, I am ashamed to say I hardly know you for I’m ‘sposed to know you well. I call you friend but you are much closer than a friend, even closer than a brother.

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

By Pontificus Minimus (Clarksdale, Mississippi)  Now I lay me down to sleep. …I pray the Lord my soul to keep. [If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take]. Bless Momma and Daddy, Lou and Frank, Granny and Mammy, Vester and Nettie, John McKee, and everybody I love, and […]

Delta Bohemian – what is it?

Madge Howell and Billy Howell have created the Delta Bohemian website at Check it out and see what you think!