Jimmie Gilliam

Need to share this.  My mentor from ‘way back has gone digital with a few of her pieces.


About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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21 Responses to Jimmie Gilliam

  1. unfetteredbs says:

    I love ” I weep within the rain”

  2. Dewey Dirks says:

    Excellent words well written

  3. Not a poet for aging big softie males! how simple words cut so deep?

  4. mobius faith says:

    “your bones nudge the scab of my hidden tears” is very powerful. I even chuckled at the thought of “Daddy mowing down the lilacs”. Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

  5. BroadBlogs says:

    Truly beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing.

  6. powerful language use!

  7. Jeremy Nathan Marks says:

    This is lovely. I like the fact that we see her as she reads into the camera. A connection really does form that way.

  8. Your death still takes my legs away mother… her words are amazing- thank you for sharing Sus.

  9. Alice Keys says:

    FIne, fine, fine stuff. Bones of your bones. Thanks for posting this. More readings. Poetry is meant to be alive and interpersonal like this.

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