Old Gods of Appalachia
Episode 11: Season Two Prologue

Episode 11: Season Two Prologue

September 10, 2020

O Appalachia:
mother and maw
that births and devours us,
roots sunk deep and winding as
gnarled hands clasped in prayer,
hold us fast and give us foundation.
O knotted cage and vine wrought chains
O feast of hills and green,
that which feeds our hearts
but often starves our blood:
Hear us now.

Written by Steve Shell
Sound design by Steve Shell
Narrated by Steve Shell
Intro music: "The Land Unknown," written and performed by Landon Blood
Outro music: "In the Pines" (traditional), performed by Keena Graham

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