Fried catfish
and black-eyed peas...

fresh collard greens

and okra green.
Cut up, and deep fried?

Better add some tater pie!

That chicken crisp
and well done?

Lemme tell you somethin', hon....

Way down South where we say "y'all"...

talk with that Southern drawl...

catfish jump
and cotton's tall

Mashed potatoes,

and grits hot,

gravy thick,
and not store bought...

Proud to be a Son of the South,

Let's eat supper...

now shut my mouth...

And say Grace...


Written by Randy Hill
...and my inspiration for this page.
Also, read his superb narrative:
Texas and the Deep South
This man is ardent -- Texas IS a Southern state, friends.