Dead Mule

… the mule is coming back, we loaded the newest Mule issues here on thedeadmule.wordpress.com and we’re pretty skippy proud…

Tom Sheehan: The Day I Grew Up

 Southern Legitimacy Statement:  I have appeared in your publication, spent a recent vacation in NC, read in NC, worked in Tennessee…

Carroll Leggett: sis claire

Southern Legitimacy Statement: To start with, I can’t find your so-called “Southern Legitimacy Statement” on this website, so you can just…

Nelson Lowhim: Journal of the Dead

Southern Legitimacy Statement: Writer and veteran. Born in Africa, currently live in Washington State. Oh, it doesn’t really end there, but…

Reine Bouton: Moving On

  My SLS: Native New Orleanian. Lover of family, jazz, grits, gumbo, Mardi Gras, porches, and Pimm’s Cup.  Besides living…

Jake Ford: Sacrifice

Southern Legitimacy Statement (redux): ’m a fifth generation East Tennessean. I’ve cleared fields, dug post holes, chopped wood, and hauled hay.…

Allison Thorpe: Four Poems

Southern Legitimacy Statement:  I’ve swallowed moonshine and lived to brag about it; escaped a copperhead’s randy tongue; ridden a tobacco setter…

Matt Starr: Phoenix

Southern Legitimacy Statement: I’m so Southern that it’s literally the only thing I know how to write about. I was…

Jake Ford: The Sacrificial Llama

Southern Legitimacy Statement: I’m a fifth generation East Tennessean. I’ve cleared fields, dug post holes, chopped wood, and hauled hay.…

JL Myers: Martyrs

Southern Legitimacy Statement: Generations of men in my family proudly have the middle name Leroy, including myself. And all of…

Patrick Metoyer: From Where I Am

Southern Legitimacy Statement river town sleepy town cajuncreole spicy foods filé gumbo sultry air pop guns china berry trees joie…