Alternate Take: Levon Helm by Tracy K. Smith ..... You know how, shoulders hiked nice and high, chin tipped back, So the song has to climb its way out like a man from a mine. Read more http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/poetry/2009/09/21/090921po_poem_smith#ixzz1sta9Wmzg
The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love. OK, this isn't great literature, but there is no other book in existence that made me laugh out loud so often as this one. My husband enjoyed it, too, since I read most of it aloud to him - usually when he was trying to sleep!