The Land

written April 30, 2018 Today, I listed The Land Daddy’s Land and I cried and I prayed and I surrendered Today, my brother drove The Truck the ’53 Chevy, their truck His and Daddy’s and I cried and I prayed and I surrendered Today, I asked my Brother “am doing the right thing?” “I’m sorry …

One-hour Delay

It’s a one-hour delay for students A meeting time for teachers topic unknown. acronym foreign THEN She speaks in a weighted tone filled with cold examples and questioning statistics BLIND SIGHTED. I’m stuck in this room. surrounded on all sides. It’s my job so I must stay. Yet, that hole in my heart widens while …

a Journey interrupted

by Angela St.Clair exhaustion envelops inspiration motivates escape wheezing interrupts prophetic, comforting lyrics of vinyl stale air saturated with Pain hangs in the room foreshadowing the end of choice loss and brokenness fight to choke anger and confusion just as gratitude invades and a longing for peace promises to conquer

“7649 Linton Road”

by Angela St.Clair Beauty beckons the dirt road lost in towering trees Cobwebs and dust decorate displaying the intricate art of the mansion from a dream Birds talk. Leaves whistle. Wasps warn. as the music distracts Musty dampness lingers while the day’s sweat ignites comfort PEACE befalls the anxiety-laden longing Why How What If only …

Take Your Stand

a circa 1992 poem written by my Daddy, Gene Drennan Night is far spent. the day is at hand. Cast off your works of darkness it’s high time you take your stand. the Lord shall come As a thief in the night Awake out of your sleep And stand in His glorious light  

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday, Daddy: ┬áJuly 18, 2016 Today, I celebrate You. My Dad. My Teacher. My Friend. Today, I celebrate You, complete with Swiss Steak, mashed potatoes, and ice-cream cake Today, I celebrate you because you gave me a life in this world and taught me the beauty of an eternal life in Heaven above Today, …

“With Much Ease”

with much ease a woman can be pleased a morning kiss a morning embrace a whisper in the ear a steamy message on the bathroom mirror a midday call with simple thoughts of longing fresh petals picked from the yard or a late afternoon stroll or a picnic dinner in the park a massage of …