Sunday poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: pieces of me

Sunday poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: pieces of me
Jenean C Gilstrap

Sunday poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: pieces of me

Sunday poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today pieces of me

WI (In Memoriam). Signed ‘Klee’ (upper left); signed again, numbered and dated ‘Klee J15 1938’. Watercolor, gouache and plaster on burlap. Image: 52 x 45.5 cm

pieces of me

pieces of me

left behind

wonderin’ now

who’s gonna find

strewn ‘long the highways

and byways of yesterdays

pieces of me

to set free

wonderin’ now

if that’ll ever be

kept under wraps way too long

never singin’ a purty song

pieces of me

still inside

wonderin’ now

if they’ll hide

in that deep dark abyss

or do they even exist






Gypsy Woman World, with Jenean C. Gilstrap

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  • art is everywhere in the bright and beautiful world of YAREAH – many thanks and much gratitude to the fabulous YAREAH TEAM for this creative and progressive forum from which my words may be read ’round the globe – – thanks to MARTIN CID and ISABEL delRIO – and, of course, to JACK THE LABRADOR…

  • Michael L. Kamrath

    There’s a song in there…

    • oh, thanks so much, michael…now, just go ahead and whip up some notes for it! 🙂

      many thanks for reading me here at YAREAH!

Jenean C Gilstrap

Since childhood, Ms. Gilstrap has had a love of words-of writing and other arts. An individualist, she chooses not to follow any pre-conceived pattern for the outlay of these words – rather, she allows them the freedom to forge their own path as they make their way from her heart to pen to paper. Her art work involves both photography and mixed media on large canvasses. She is a weekly featured poet in Yareah Magazine where her works have appeared for more than a year. Her piece The Granite God was the winning poem in Painted Bride Quarterly Sidebar #12 [2012]. Her work has been featured in performance poetry theatrical productions in Louisiana and her short story, Retribution, published in the Helicon Literary Magazine there. She and her gypsywomanworld blog are included as character/story elements in Ghost Key, the fictional work of award-winning author Trish MacGregor. Her first volume of poetry [2013], words unspoken, is available in both paperback and on kindle at amazon. She currently divides her time between her home in Louisiana and the east coast as she completes her second volume of poetry to be published in 2013.

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