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Sunday Poetry with Jenean C Gilstrap. Today: walk of the blind

Sunday Poetry with Jenean C Gilstrap. Today: walk of the blind
Jenean C Gilstrap
Sunday Poetry with Jenean C Gilstrap. Today: walk of the blind

Sunday Poetry with Jenean C Gilstrap. Today: walk of the blind

 

walk of the blind

and the deserts rambled

their sad song

taking me back

to when i done wrong

and the rivers rose up

and the skies tumbled down

leavin’ me stuck

in this lonesome ole town

and the mountains

spewed forth fire and stone

strippin’ my soul

to its sun bleached bones

and now i walk

the walk of the dead

steppin’ on nails

wherever i tread

talkin’ the talk

of lost memories

blinded by the truth

of all that i see

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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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