The Parting Glass

By POOR WILLIAM (Clarksdale, Mississippi) VIDEO OF AUDIO RECORDING IN POST Oh, how the Irish can combine sorrow and mirth all in one haunting, hair-raising tune. And, oh, how #2 daughter, Bethany, can make her old man cry when he hears her croon. The audio recording of Parting Glass appeared on my desktop computer two […]

Played by the Blues

By Poor William (Clarksdale, Mississippi) VIDEO IN POST NOTE TO READER: Pontificus Minimus started writing this article as a result of being severely affected by his yearly holiday case of the blues. It began as more of a “Poor is me, but shame on me” lament written by a lad seasoned in depression and in […]