DISEASE OF MORE

A Poem by Slim Gravy DISEASE OF MORE Disease of More Is not just lore— Cunning, baffling, conniving

Being Southern

A Poem by Slim Gravy Being Southern The first one said Went to my head I’m inherently lazy

Consumed by Him the Addict

A Poem by Slim Gravy Consumed by Him the Addict A time to think A time to drink Better to seek the prior Combustion said Goes to the head Of the seeking outlier

ALICE HASEN – A Poet and We Didn’t Know It

Gifted musician continues to surprise with this poem written on the spur By Poor William VIDEOS in post The Delta draws a multitude of people, mostly tourists who love the blues in the birthplace of the blues, but we also draw folks for many other reasons. We have some serious socioeconomic and educational  issues here and are fortunate to have […]

I Was Blowing My Breath Away – a true courtroom poem

Headin’ toward the Shacks On a Monday night Gonna hear some nasty blues That’s just alright The light was waning I had paid my dues Easing off Hwy 61 Ready for some blues I turned onto 49 A bit South of town Makin’ my turn As the sun was goin’ down At the cloverleaf The […]

Hope Becomes Faith – a poem about a miracle

By unnamed Guest Bohemian (Clarksdale, Mississippi) Submission by a long-time local Clarksdale business man who quietly and beautifully puts his thoughts to pen and paper–sometimes in a song, sometimes in a poem. We are blessed that he would share this treasure with the Delta Bohemian®. After reading a poem written by a terminally ill young […]