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"Big Bone Lick," "Big Talk," and "Flush"

An article from Southern Cultures 17:3, The Memory Issue

Robert Morgan

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 09/2011
Subject: History | University of North Carolina
eBook ISBN: 9780807882832


Mason-Dixon Lines

"Big Bone Lick," "Big Talk," and "Flush"
poetry by Robert Morgan

Robert Morgan drives home a similar message with three poems. They address "memory" on the grandest scale— not merely familial or communal but epochal and even geologic.

" . . . for ten millennia, the bones
seemed wreckage from a mighty dream . . . "