The Katrina Papers

Ward, Jr., Jerry W.
March 2006
Drumvoices Revue;Spring-Fall2006, Vol. 14 Issue 1/2, p124
This article relates the author's experience after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast states in the U.S. in August 2005. The author recalled that he was able to rent an apartment in Vicksburg, Mississippi on September 14th after taking refuge at the First Baptist Church Vicksburg with other homeless citizens. He recounted that his fellow poet Dave Brinks was the one who called to inform him that his house in New Orleans, Louisiana have suffered less damage only.


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