The poem parents in Appalachia can’t put down

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV “Raise an Appalachian child. Drinking from the creek, swimming in the river. The lightning bug catcher and the banjo picker. Raise an Appalachian child. Untamed. Unashamed. Wild.” Georgia Clyde Blair’s latest poem is an ode to growing up in Appalachia. Like all her poetry, it’s effortlessly soulful. And the story behind […]