Joe Wilkins’s poems, essays and stories have appeared or are forthcoming in the Georgia Review, Northwest Review, Tar River Poetry, Boulevard, and Best New Poets 2006, among other literary journals. His first chapbook of poetry, Ragged Point Road, is now available from Main Street Rag Publishing. 
Jan 06 2022
4 Poems by Joe Wilkins
Limp A slash pile always looks like it hurts.Torn limbs & uprooted stumps.The land about dozer-rutted tractor-gouged.Trees all gone a raw face a black boil it hurts.I wish we didn’t
Jun 01 2007
In the Mississippi Delta it goes like this: Memphis with its blue lights; Highway 49 a lonesome road of cypress swamps and Tuesday-night juke joints; the river, in all kinds of brown and foaming glory, stepping gracefully down to meet you somewhere south of Vicksburg.