Double Mississippi Elegy
by Billy Reynolds

The storm had stopped. I lay beside my father in Mississippi. I counted one-Mississippi, two-Mississippi. That river’s mighty currents pulled you under. Quicksand also pulled you under. They never let you go. They had you forever. Then I pictured deep space. On and on, it traveled forever. Finally, my mind stilled trying to match his … Continue reading Double Mississippi Elegy
by Billy Reynolds

Billy Reynolds

Billy Reynolds was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama (“The Rocket City”). His awards include the Tennessee Williams scholarship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and an Emerging Artist grant from the Greater Kalamazoo Arts Council. In 2007, he received the John Ciardi scholar in poetry from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His poems have … Continue reading Billy Reynolds

Volume 17, Issue 2 is now online

Cider Press Review, Volume 17, Issue 2 is now online. Enjoy new poems and reviews by Katherine L. Holmes, Hillary Kobernick, M Ross Henry, Richard Dinges, Jr., Mario Melendez, Eloisa Amezcua, David Koehn, Lois P. Jones, Rhiannon Thorne, Katie Manning, Meredith McDonough, Devon Miller-Duggan, Francesca Bell, George Drew, Virginia Bell, Maggie Rosen, Colleen Michaels, Michael … Continue reading Volume 17, Issue 2 is now online