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GREENWOOD, Miss. -- There’s more gap between a toddler’s first teeth than between the many shotgun houses fronting streets named for either flora or dead presidents. They sit like plucked piano keys with fading furniture on crooked porches, from which life -- a television with a single static-filled channel -- is observed.…Continue
For those who have no choice but to live life at low tide, where even high tide is barely sufficient to float a power pole’s reflection in a roadside ditch, poverty is not charming.
It’s either hot or cold, laden with cholesterol, bald tires, rust and too many mouths to feed.
Survival requires space heaters, quilts sewn of old underwear, tabletop fans, sauce for the…Continue