Sally Clark poetry: The Bride


Trusting your words,
I follow;

Trusting your eyes,
I reveal;

Trusting your hands,
I yield;

Trusting your heart,
I rest.



Author’s Notes: Sometimes a few words are all that are needed to convey large emotions.

“The Bride” was published in Purpose: Stories of Faith and Promise, a monthly publication for adult Sunday School classes, published by the Mennonite church, in their April 10, 2005 issue.

Sally Clark

Sally Clark

Sally Clark and her husband, Mike, owned the Auslander Restaurant in Fredericksburg, Texas, from 1985 to 2001. Since retirement, Sally has been writing poems like clear pools, the kind where you can see all the way to the mossy rocks on the bottom. She writes about simple things like laundry and yellow highlighters, huge things like the trials of Job and the sins of Abraham, funny things like ice cream and penguins and Halloween, and scary things like heaven and hell and the color of dirt. Her award-winning poetry has been widely published in books, anthologies, magazines, gift books, and online. In 2017, her poem, "Los Compadres," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Sally's first publication for children is "Where's My Hug?" a lift-the-flap board book published by WorthyKids/Ideals. Buy it for a child you love.
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