Brenda Kay Ledford – 1 poem 


Blue jays chatter

a song on hope,

struggle in the oaks.

Flight uncertain,

soaring on a current,

blue jays chatter.

Entering the workforce,

storms churning;

a song of hope.

The prayers of parents,

fog shrouds the future;

struggle in the oaks.


Brenda Kay Ledford is a member of NC Writer’s Network and listed with A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers.  Her work has appeared in “Asheville Poetry Review,” “Main Street Review,” “Appalachian Heritage,” and 30 Old Mountain Press anthologies.  Finishing Line Press published her three poetry chapbooks that won the Paul Green Award.  Aldrich Press released her poetry book, CREPE ROSES, that won the 2015 Paul Green Award from NC Society of Historians.

Ledford blogs at:  Blue Ridge Poet

By Heavenly Flower Publishing

Bindweed Magazine publishes two anthologies each year: Midsummer Madness and Winter Wonderland. Bindweed is run as a not for profit, labour of love endeavour by an author/poet couple: Leilanie Stewart and Joseph Robert. Bindweed can be found at

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