I Hear You


I hear you calling,
The mud and the clay
Fresh on your hands
As you take hold of mine,
Showing me the past,
Leading me to my destiny.

©21 May 2018 Suzanne Gunter McClendon
4th Great-granddaughter of Allen Gunter, Potter,
Of Edgefield County, South Carolina and Hart County, Georgia.

Image Source: Pixabay

About Suzanne Gunter McClendon

I am a South Carolina native, but have been living on the Texas Gulf Coast for 14 years now. David and I have been married for 34 years. Our children are grown. Some are here at home, others are out in the big world doing their "thing". I enjoy genealogy, reading, writing, photography, digital art, fiber arts, cooking and much, much more.
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22 Responses to I Hear You

  1. foguth says:

    So, are your hands muddy, yet?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Comedy Plus says:

    Very nicely done.

    Have a fabulous day. ♥

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Suzanne,

    Great poem! Isn’t that how our life should be?

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Vanessence says:

    Sounds like you’ve become smitten! 😀

    You know, you could check out local craft shops, ceramics shops, things like that, to see if they will let you rent some space in their kilns or add one of your creations to a batch they’re firing. There may be a local ceramics or pottery group you can join, too, who can put you in touch with more resources.

    This is so exciting!


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    • Smitten I is. haha

      I’ve checked to see what is available here in our county. NADA, not even at the fine arts department of the junior college. Fort Bend & Harris Counties (two of the counties housing the city of Houston) have these things, but not our county. Houston is about 60 miles from here and they have absolutely everything. I will have to see if Hobby Lobby (about 30 miles or so from here) has a kiln. Maybe they do and that would be great. 🙂 Thanks for the suggestions!

      Thanks for being excited along with me and for your encouragement. Have a blessed day. 🙂


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