“NEVER LOOK BACK” Dedicated to the graduates of 2020 By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved from Giphy.com Never look back seeking a response and crying with fret. Never despair in upholding the truth but rejoice until the sunsets! Continue to march forward to a better day. March fervently when sorrow comes to direct life a different way. Honor the ambitions that drive you towards your dreams and demand...do [...]

“The Messenger called Coronavirus:COVID-19” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Retrieved from GIPHY on 4/11/20 The Coronavirus is not just about one person at any one time, it’s about all of us...all of humanity and the role we all play collectively to heal humanity . The healing that will be a result of the tragedies of sickness, death and immunity. We will gain strength in [...]

“SUNSET” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved from Giphy on 3/21/20 Calling out her name...no reply. Seeking a heart of forgiveness without shame...no longer in existence. I miss the short woman with brown-Caramel-skin and sweet angelic eyes. I will forever love and remember her low-silky-voice and hatred of lies. There’s a place beyond the sunset for my Mama and a [...]

“A Mother’s Prayer for her Son” – Dedicated to my husband and his brothers, who loss their mother in November, 2019 By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved from GIF on 1/12/20. Deuteronomy 28:8 The LORD shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses, and in all that thou settest thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. My Dear Son, You have been a dance in my heart from [...]

“A Mother’s Prayer for her Daughter“ By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved from “Gif” on 12/15/19. Deuteronomy 1:11 “(The LORD God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!)” King James Version (KJV) My dear daughter, as I look into your eyes, I pray for your happiness. As I hold you in my [...]

“We All Await” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved as “ GIF” on 11/09/19 God’s love is the only thing in existence, seen or unseen, known or unknown that does not have an expiration date. As we live our lives, we should strive to treat others with kindness, endeavor to be forgiving, faithfully share God’s love, fight untiringly against injustice and await [...]

“Her Walk” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Photograph: Property of Daphne Knox McClain To know my mother was to love her. Her walk was calm, confident, true and glamorous. Her smile was fresh, sincere, loving and genuine. Her touch was soft, warm, peaceful and gentle. Her hugs were tight, safe, wonderful and gigantic. Her words were strength, knowledge, wisdom and godly. Her [...]

“A Timely Love” Lyrics By: Daphne Knox McClain

I wrote the lyrics of this song in memory of the one year anniversary of my Mon’s transition, which began at 10:10 P. M. on October 13, 2018 while she held the hands of my daughter, her grand-daughter, who was the Apple of her eye and me. For me and my daughter...she was the embodiment [...]

“The Atomic Composition of the Soul” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Photograph “Glowing Figure in the Night’s Sky” taken by: Daphne Knox McClain, September 3, 2019 I come from God. Calming cold, stealthy steel, impenetrable iron...I come from metal. Unveil the atomic composition of my soul. Beautiful brown, grinding grit, shifting sands...I come from earth. Unveil the atomic composition of my soul. Fiery flames, hypnotizing heat, [...]