Visual Arts: Blackout Poetix

Visual Arts: Blackout Poetix

Secret Garden: “How hot was the summer? She thought of the battle raging in the past like a secret garden in masquerade.”     What is Blackout Poetry? I discovered “blackout poetry” by accident when I was sifting through quirky ideas on Pinterest. Using the...
Brains Are the New Black

Brains Are the New Black

The Value of Intelligence in the Southern Women’s Wardrobes  The airheaded Southern Belle is practically a Jungian Archetype. Long ago, pop culture shrink-wrapped Southern women in tight wholesome packages, saddling them with ideals of propriety and pride in being the...
Peaches, Premieres, and Politics

Peaches, Premieres, and Politics

Georgia as the New Hollywood The American film industry is the machine that infuses our humdrum workaday lives with stories of chivalric love, intoxicating adventures, and uplifting dramas. The red carpet telecast of glitzy prime time awards shows, the chic low-cut...