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 […]

Shankerman, Lansky and Guy: Paragons of Sartorial Splendor and Nary a Barrister Among Them

Magical Madge in drag – see video! ? (Clarksdale, Mississippi) By Poor William VIDEO AND PHOTO GALLERY IN POST Old-school retail customer service still exists in the world of men’s attire; just visit Shankerman’s in Clarksdale or bop on up to Memphis and check out Guy’s Formal Wear and Mr. Lansky’s “Mister Hats.” Recently, Miss […]

Delta Dreaming on a Winter’s Day

By POOR WILLIAM NOTE: Thanks to Brooks Ann Gaston and Delilah Hollis, both who responded to Poor William’s posted-on-Facebook request for subject matter for this week’s Delta Shorts flash fiction story. What follows is the opening line suggested by Brooks Ann and the title is from Delilah. “Why does everyone in the south want snow, […]