Sunday Pooetry with Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: stormy seas

Sunday Pooetry with Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: stormy seas
Jenean C Gilstrap

Sunday Pooetry with Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: stormy seas

A wave hitting a breakwater in the Gulf of Santa Catalina. Source: wikipedia.

A wave hitting a breakwater in the Gulf of Santa Catalina. Source: wikipedia.

stormy seas

they’s a storm brewin’
down in my heart

i’ve known it was there
right from the start

sometimes it rolls on in
like the devil on wheels

an’ sometimes it just folds
down an’ gits all still

but it’s a fearsome storm
no matter its name

cause when it erupts
ain’t nothin’ the same

‘specially that ole love game
an’ that’s just a cryin’ shame

yeah they’s a storm brewin’
deep down inside
an’ they ain’t nowhere at all
i can hide…

View Comments (2)
  • Dewey Edward Chester

    Great work, Jenean!

  • thanks very much for the kind comment dewey – it’s always gratifying to know that someone else appreciates one’s work…

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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