Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: Seasons

Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: Seasons
Jenean C Gilstrap

SEASONS – From GypsyWomanWorld this week’s SUNDAY POETRY feature of Jenean C. Gilstrap looks at the sensual season – the spring and summer – of love’s passion… 

Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today Seasons

Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today Seasons


your eyes traced my lips

as they opened like a

rose’s bloom waking

in a spring



and your fingers shouted

the sounds of silence

as they danced

into my



and your mouth devoured

the silken threads

i could not



and the skies spread wide

and the rains came

and the earth



on that hot summer day

when first

i knew



when your eyes



your fingers



your mouth





View Comments (6)
  • so honored and humbled to have my words spread ’round the globe here at this fantastic forum for artists everywhere! many thanks and much gratitude martin and isabel – and jack!

  • Dr Pendyala Pradeep

    wow, romantic dalliance…

    • thank you so much for following along with me and my words here, Pendyala – it means a lot! so glad you enjoy my poetry!

  • Bob Smoke

    I love “Seasons” Jenean – Very descriptive and sensual…I love that. 🙂

    • many thanks bob – so glad you liked – and thanks so much for coming by and leaving such a nice comment!

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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