Posted in Poetry

Southern Legitimacy Statement: Joyce is southern by virtue. A true friend of the Dead Mule who is finding her voice.

Click here to read more... Joyce Rushing: A Prose Poem

Joyce Rushing: A Prose Poem

Posted in Essays / Memoirs Poetry

Joyce has never published a darn thing in this world. Never thought she was a writer but knew she had some stories to tell. So she figured out how to submit with our Submittable process and we loved what we read. If you think this whole submission process is too complex, take heart. If she can do it — so can you. You will hear more from Joyce in October in our True Stories from the South issue. These six works are Prose Poems but they are more because of the quiet dignity of their truth. They will be published in both the poetry and essay sections.
Southern Legitimacy Statement:
I’ve been married to a Mississippi boy for 54 years and lived in Mississippi for 50 years. I’m responsible for bringing 16 southern souls into the world… so far. That alone ought to be good enough for anybody.

Click here to read more... Six Short Works by Joyce Rushing “Dancing With Dementia”

Six Short Works by Joyce Rushing “Dancing With Dementia”