Mississippi Delta Dichotomies

By Poor William Extremes searching for Synthesis By POOR WILLIAM (Clarksdale, Mississippi) DOCUMENTED CLARKSDALE MUSIC VIDEO  The Mississippi Delta is all about discrete entities rubbin’ against each other symbiotically in a search for synthesis, peace and order. Iron sharpening iron! We are black, we are white, we are rich, we are poor; we embody in one […]

Delta Delusions: The Stabbin’ Cabin

By WILLIAM PRENTISS The name, Stabbin’ Cabin’, was supposed to be a Delta joke. Hell, nobody was supposed to get hurt. The early spring evening was pleasant, but there was a hint of turmoil riding the gentle winds. No gunfire or disturbances had been noted in Friars Point, a Delta hamlet just north of Clarksdale […]