Jennifer Horne

Jennifer Horne

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I’m a writer, editor, and teacher, and I enjoy connecting with readers and other writers. I grew up in Arkansas and am a long-time resident of Alabama, and in November 2017 I was commissioned Alabama Poet Laureate, for a four-year term. My latest book is a poetry chapbook, "Borrowed Light," and my current writing project is a biography of the writer Sara Mayfield. I call this blog "A Map of the World" because I think that, as writers, we each map our own lives, imaginations, and world. Welcome to my particular map!

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Below you'll find occasional blog posts, as the spirit moves me.

Friday, August 20, 2010

A Kind of Optimism




"Yes, King Cotton Is Open" reads this sign in Tuscaloosa. Make of it what you will, fellow semioticians! I call it a kind of optimism.
(You an click on the photo for a better view.)

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