Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Cynthia Ezell

What the Water Took

A love that is buried in one generation may be resurrected in another

Charlie and Maude began their marriage on a homestead perched near the banks of the Cumberland River. The first child came within the year of their marriage. Eight more followed. Whooping cough claimed one of the babies, and the river’s frequent flooding eventually claimed the house.

Read more