Southern Legitimacy Statement : Adam Van Winkle was born and raised in Texoma on both sides of the Oklahoma-Texas border and fried okra is one his favorite things on earth… Snake In The Chicken CoopRead more
Southern Legitimacy Statement: “Families will not be broken. Curse and expel them, send their children wandering, drown them in floods and fires, and old women will makes songs of all these sorrows and sit onRead more
Southern Legacy Statement: Being raised in the South means you have a certain perspective on things. (Oh, I’m sure people from other parts of the country feel the same way, but stick with me here.) IRead more
Southern Legitimacy Statement: Born in Florida, I’ve lived in Louisiana since 1976, 17 years in New Orleans, the rest in Cajun country. South Louisiana is strange even by Southern standards: We think Mardi Gras is aRead more
You’ll find the statements at the forefront of the “writing”, be it poetry, short story, flash fiction or essay. These statements are the heart and soul of the Dead Mule. Enjoy! They are the Southern Legitimacy Statements required of every contributor.
We’re slowly editing the writing, some of the text is still fubarred but don’t let that stop you from reading. We have 20 years of database entries to recover — this Mule is worth the effort. We hope you’ll agree it is worth the wait.