Jean Ryan, a native Vermonter, lives in Lillian, Alabama. Her stories and essays have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies. She has also published a novel, LOST SISTER. Her short story collections, SURVIVAL SKILLS and LOVERS AND LONERS, are available online. STRANGE COMPANY, a collection of short nature essays, is available in paperback as well as digital and audio editions.
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6 thoughts on “What Thrills Me About The Deep Red South”
You are making a good adjustment to Alabama! Great list! 🥰
Getting there…thank you for being you.
Yes, there is still much to be hopeful about.
Thank you. It helps to remind ourselves of this often.
Happy Thanksgiving! What a perfect poem to start the day. What I love about your poetry and prose is that it authentically pulses from the nanosecond it starts and brings me on its ride to its landing. What a gift! AND you paint, too. You are truly blessed as are we, your ardent fans and followers. Hail to thee! Wishing you and Cindy a truly authentic and bountiful Thanksgiving. The clarity of 20/20 now holds the promise of making Life truly great again! XOXO
As ever, my heartfelt gratitude for your friendship. Thank you for these words.