Mitchell L. H. Douglas
“There is a cotton field in Sardis, Alabama—”

There is a cotton field in Sardis, Alabama— a stretch of mud & white spread like the best patchwork— before the church where Great Gran Matilda was buried. After the service, my kin walked aisles of puff & profit, ushered samples back to bluegrass, turned tufts between our fingers to …

April 24, 2014