Twelfth Annual Abbeville Summer School: The War for Southern Independence

THE WAR FOR SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE After the War, a defeated South explained to the world that it fought against overwhelming odds for national independence. The “Myth of the Lost Cause,” fashionable among academic historians, teaches… »


Bullace and scuppernong Wild flavours and perfumes Important among harvests. Wild strawberry and low-bush huckleberry. Perfume of chionanthus and sweetshrub, Better than barter and trade, Sky-song of geese, Pattern of butterfly wings, bearing no bar… »

Blue Girl

In swirl of broken lives in flood She stands solitary island In midwinter war eddy – Frail fixed point in blue, Bare-arms purple-blotching with cold. My father saw her there, And holds her in memory,… »