By Glenn Blake
"I used to be born in a land of bayous, raised among rivers," Glenn Blake writes. "There is a spot in Southeast Texas the place rivers meet and turn into one. there's a lengthy bridge over those waters, and as you force throughout, you could glance to the south and spot the place the outdated River and the misplaced River develop into the outdated and the misplaced. you could glance out so far as you will discover and watch this extensive water turn into the bay."
These fourteen tales are set within the swamps, bayous, and sloughs of Southeast Texas, a quarter that's subsiding—sinking inches each year. The characters who inhabit Blake’s haunting landscape—awash of their personal worlds, adrift of their personal lives—struggle to salvage what they could in their hopes and desires from the encroaching tides.
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The Old and the Lost (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction) by Glenn Blake