do so much to promote our beautiful state and in such a heartfelt
Bettye McCool Johnson
is refreshing to read things that build up our beautiful state
instead of tearing it down."
San Thomas McLeod
make being southern fun and interesting for the rest of the
world! Thank you Ms. Ambassador."
poetry promotes itself. It is so down home and truly Southern.
It is a book you won't want to put down. Even my Hubby loved
it and he seldom reads poems."
Dorsey describes the south that I personally know, and it
dispels all the stereotypes the rest of the country continues
to believe. The values of God, country and family/home resonate
to the sounds of mockingbirds, the ring of children's laughter
and the comrade of the southern people."
Red Bay, AL
has a great eye and an ear for the south and the images that
make it unique. I plan to use some of her quick rhymes when
working with children in Mississippi schools."
Poetry that is really poetry! Your books would go well (in
schools) with English, nature studies, history, art,etc."
Margaret Ann Tull
am a native Mississippian. I know exactly of what the author
writes. I have lived it. Mississippi flows through my blood
in ways that are nearly inexplicable, and yet, Neely-Dorsey
has largely explained it through her poetry. Reading her poetry
is like coming home to myself."