The Holy Grail sought in Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane” is Publisher Charles Foster Kane’s final word, “Rosebud.” Those failing in the pursuit ultimately reflect, “How do you sum up a life?” I wonder while remembering Billy Neville.
Micah 6:8 asks,
“... what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?”
More Mississippians know of a one-hit wonder, offering that, on “the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day[,] Billy Joe MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge,” than that Mississippi’s 1949 Nobel Laureate in Literature devoted one of the four chapters in “The Sound and the Fury” to June 2, 1910, on which day the fictional Quent
This spring marked the 110th anniversary of Eudora Welty’s birth in Jackson.