Sunday Poetry by Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: secrets of the sea

Sunday Poetry by Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: secrets of the sea
Jenean C Gilstrap
Sunday Poetry by Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: secrets of the sea

Sunday Poetry by Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: secrets of the sea

secrets of the sea

the tides turn

to the light of the moon

and the stars dance

to an indigo tune

and the sun spews from its crimson tongue

the hymn of love already sung

sorrow slippin’ down my cheeks

with words my heart dare not speak

as the sea casts its secrets of ancient lore

leavin’ a trail of tears from shore to shore

and love stands still on the edge of time

knowin’ now that you can’t be mine


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    Always a pleasure to read your sumptuousness

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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