A Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists”

The section in level:deepsouth called “the lists” is for collecting and sharing articles, sound files, videos, and images from Generation X’s early years in the Deep South and from today. Below is a sampler. “The murder of Kevin Ives and Don Henry” in the Encyclopedia of Arkansas In August 1987, the suspicious deaths of twoContinue reading “A Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists””

A reading list from “level:deepsouth” in-progress

Since the first works were published in July, level:deepsouth has covered some territory but is still a long way from telling the whole of this complex story. Works have been published from six states, with two book reviews (and two more on the way), and I’m looking forward to hearing from more Generation-X writers. Below is aContinue reading “A reading list from “level:deepsouth” in-progress”

Remy Zero’s “Villa Elaine” (1998)

by Charles Reed The opening lines, from the second track “Prophecy” begin, “Consider this a sign. This is a train in the night. And now it’s time for you to go. You know you’ve had a healthy life, boy.” What a start. The velocity in that lyric is incredible. I was hooked. My best friendContinue reading “Remy Zero’s “Villa Elaine” (1998)”