22 May 2018

I Hear You

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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.
1801-1882

Image Source: Pixabay

4 comments:

  1. I heard the call of clay many years ago and played in the mud with great love for creating utilitarian pottery. It still calls my name every once in a while, but I have moved on to creating with cloth and fiber. Love the poem. Thanks for the memory.

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    1. How exciting! Utilitarian pottery is what my forefathers created, too. What was your favorite thing to create? Do you have a picture of it you could share with me? I'd love to see it. You're welcome for the memory. :)

      Thank you. Have a blessed day!

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  2. Very nice poem, Suzanne. It seems very heart-felt. I love you, my Zing!

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