canebrake


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a dense growth of cane (especially giant cane)

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Puryear served as the head golf professional at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club (Montgomery, AL), Decatur Country Club (Decatur, AL), and Canebrake Golf Club (Athens, AL), before starting his company, P.U.R.E.
therefore, homesick feeling in a reed is the crying soul of him and he tells the story of reed separation from the canebrake:
Not the wet soybean fields or canebrake or the red-winged
Cid emerges from the canebrake, his cheek bloodied, Sara carries him back to the farmhouse, and she dresses his wound.
He is accused of importing two endangered species - two canebrake pitcher plants and one green pitcher plant - without the correct permits.
(15.) The best and most thorough study of the Moore's Ford Bridge Massacre is Laura Wexler, Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America (New York: Scribner, 2003).
(2) Specifically, they are the Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), Canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus), Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus), Pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), and Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus).
As if his singing rose above the unheard chorus of a folk-song." One evening he approaches her, suggests they go for a walk through the canebrake, and sitting down under "a sweet-gum tree," takes her in his arms "[f]rom force of habit" (19).
When the narrator and Fern reach the canebrake, the settling dusk prepares the narrator for a religious experience: "I felt strange, as I always do in Georgia, particularly at dusk.
Grass and snakes and children and mist and all the nights and days in the dead canebrake. Why's it have to be one thing?
From ignorance and darkness, stupidity and fears; From chains of chattel slavery, and sullen evil years; From hopelessness, and helplessness, and brokenhearted tears; From desperate miasma of floundering under jeers; From stooping to the Sunday-folks and bending to the lash; From weeping over children lost, the desperate and the rash; From shuddering and shivering upon the auction stand; From walking in the shackled line and dying hand in hand; From bleeding in the battle lines and fighting in the fields; From slipping through the canebrake to the pittance sorrow yields; O God of earth and sky and sea, Great God of love and majesty, Thine humble servants everyone In mercy have we come.
The teddy bear brings melodramatic pleasure to adults because it exists for the purpose of returning the supposed gift of human love received from Roosevelt on that terrifying day in the 1902 swampy canebrake of the Mississippi Delta.
The third zone (Marsh habitat), bordered by a thin stand of canebrake (Arundinaria gigantea) and extending into the marsh, is characterized by red maple {Acer rubrum) and tupelo (Nyssa sp.).
In contrast to their clandestine sexual meetings in the canebrake, Stone imagines Louisa bending over the hearth of what had been the slavery-era plantation cookery.
Another aptly named poem, "'The Land of Look Behind" reveals a look back that is deeply affectionate but does not romanticize any aspect of "slaving to purple ribbon cane," a process that includes "puncture" and "cutlassing" of human flesh "in canebrake." This poem continues the juxtaposition of beauty and violence, reflected in the imagery of place found in "The Rhythm of it All." The first section of Hieroglyphics in Neon draws toward a close with "Nonstop," the poet-narrator's airplane-window view of her beloved but rapidly receding West Indian island and childhood.