Jeremy Ray Jewell is from Jacksonville, Florida. He has an MA in History of Ideas from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He maintains a blog of his creative writings entitled "That's Not Southern Gothic."
If you told me in all my days / about this island under the waves / or this swamp in an ocean desert / well the words wouldn’t bring it to me— / not the forest, nor the trees. / But I always knew we was sinkin.