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In the Lowlands Low: Swamping About the South

In the Lowlands Low: Swamping About the South Not Forgotten In the Lowlands Low Swamping About the South B y B lA n d s i m P s o n w i t h Ph o t o g rA Ph s B y A n n c A ry s i m P s o n In Memory of Brooke Meanley, Jack Temple Kirby, and James Kilgo Beneath the canopy we paused at the edge of what appeared to be not water but a pale green floor; through it rose a thin forest of tupelo gum, red maple, pond cypress, and pine . . . As I glanced over my shoulder at the green surface beneath me, I felt suddenly that I was suspended above the primal generative slime itself, composite of earth, air, fire and water . . . --James Kilgo, Deep Enough for Ivorybills Creek flowing into the White Oak River above Haywood Landing, North Carolina, March 2014. gA i t h e r ' s lAg o o n & t h e g r e At d i s m A l Gaither's Lagoon, a small, dark backwater off the Pasquotank River in northeastern North Carolina, was less than two http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

In the Lowlands Low: Swamping About the South

Southern Cultures , Volume 20 (3) – Aug 16, 2014

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Not Forgotten In the Lowlands Low Swamping About the South B y B lA n d s i m P s o n w i t h Ph o t o g rA Ph s B y A n n c A ry s i m P s o n In Memory of Brooke Meanley, Jack Temple Kirby, and James Kilgo Beneath the canopy we paused at the edge of what appeared to be not water but a pale green floor; through it rose a thin forest of tupelo gum, red maple, pond cypress, and pine . . . As I glanced over my shoulder at the green surface beneath me, I felt suddenly that I was suspended above the primal generative slime itself, composite of earth, air, fire and water . . . --James Kilgo, Deep Enough for Ivorybills Creek flowing into the White Oak River above Haywood Landing, North Carolina, March 2014. gA i t h e r ' s lAg o o n & t h e g r e At d i s m A l Gaither's Lagoon, a small, dark backwater off the Pasquotank River in northeastern North Carolina, was less than two

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Southern CulturesUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Aug 16, 2014

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