Southern Legitimacy Statement: Like I said, I’m from a small town in Southern Kentucky. That small town is Harlan, in the Appalachian mountains. I’ve been here my entire life and my writing style is influenced byRead more
My Southern Legitimacy Statement says: I have appeared several times in your pages, have read and been published in North Carolina, and one of my sons resides in North Carolina where I have visited andRead more
Southern Legitimacy Statement: I was born in Texas and raised in Texas, as were my parents and grandparents and great grandparents and so on. I grew up in the Big Thicket of Southeast Texas and currentlyRead more
Southern Legitimacy Statement: As for my Southern Legitimacy Statement, except for some brief excursions here and there, I have always lived in South Carolina. Mae Ola, A Remonstrance You just love to worry, don’t you?Read more
Southern Legitimacy Statement: I am a sixth generation Texan and proud of it. I am not proud of the current set of Texas’ elected representatives. I believe anyone who does not believe that grits areRead 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.