The little red signs that made you smile. For at least a mile.

Roadside Poetry (updated) The little red sequential fencepost signs sponsored by Burma Shave cream with clever and whimsical rhymes out on the pre-interstate highways of mid-century America. In her room Tilting a broom Learning nuclear physics Watching on Zoom. BURMA SHAVE There would be four or five one by three-foot signs posted off the highwayContinue reading “The little red signs that made you smile. For at least a mile.”

Stories of the south

Book report. Author Rick Bragg, Pulitzer Prize winner for his bestselling book “All over but the shoutin’ has published a compilations of his writings taken from various columns and articles he had written for newspapers and magazines titled, “Where I come from: Stories from the Deep South.”  Where he came from varies between Alabama andContinue reading “Stories of the south”