Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: Death of the Rainbow

Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: Death of the Rainbow
Jenean C Gilstrap
Fogbow and glory. Source: wikipedia. Author: Brocken Inaglory

Fogbow and glory. Source: wikipedia. Author: Brocken Inaglory

death of the rainbow

rivers flow

to the sea

the moon

marks the tide


shores come and go

but never

my love for you

never my love




into my reality

casting shadows

left and right

tainting the days


you and me

leaving only

the bleeding night

my heart takes up soft flight

but memories get lost

in crying eyes

like rivers flowing

to the sea


the waters

are never the same

when oh when

did the rainbow


View Comments (4)
  • Great poem. Thanks for sharing it with us. Congratulations, jenean!

    • oh, thank you so very much…for your kind words and for your support of my poetry!

  • Plum Tree Books

    Lovely poem, jenean…:-)

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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