Category Archives: Poetry

I Am From

I Am From… I am from books From cameras and photographs I am from the brick house Both cold and hot I am from the Carolina jessamine The live oak tree Whose long gone limbs I remember As if they … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, January, Poetry | 6 Comments

Quadrille Monday

Lillian over at Quadrille Monday at dVerse has provided us the prompt “spoil”.  We are to use it in a quadrille.  This is a poem of 44 words with no particular rhyme scheme or rhythm. You spoiled me. You gave … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, November, Poetry, Quadrille Monday | 23 Comments

Please Hear Me

  Please hear me, Lord, as I pray. Speak to me each passing day. Let your light shine through me, Into all eternity. ©23 October 2018 Suzanne G. McClendon

Posted in 2018, Poetry, Writing | 12 Comments

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, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Family History, Poetry, Pottery | 22 Comments

You Were There

Father, You were there when I was formed. You saved me on the night that I was born. Through life’s greatest troubles, You have always been there. How could I even think to doubt You now?   ©16 April 2018 … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Poetry | 8 Comments