Ordinary Day

I smelled rain today and thought of you.

It whisked me back to a time of innocence

And forever-long summers.

You towered over me;

My hand tiny in your grasp.

Your voice, boomed.

All I heard was love.

Big as a mountain

With eyes of sky blue.

You smelled of Old Spice and leather.

An ordinary day with you,

Was an extraordinary day

For me.

You

Were Loved.

(C) 2018 Penny Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

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Light My World

I feel your gentle touch on the morning breeze.

The sunrise brings your warmth.

The trees deliver the echos of your heart;

The sky, the color of your eyes.

I hear your laughter in the raindrops.

The stars wink at me

Like the smile that touches your mouth.

The moon lights my path

As you light my world.

(C) 2018 Penny Wilson

 

 

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Broken

Broken.

That’s what you said.

You said I was broken.

How do you suppose that happened?

Lie to me again.

© 2018 Penny Wilson

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Demons Caged

**We all have our demons; our struggles.  

The Demon screams and rattles the bars that confine him.  The blackness and despair he’s cast over me in the past are gone for now.  I check and double-check the locks.  All is secure.

I’ve been in the grip of his vile, black storm.  He’s held my soul clutched tightly, while I clawed and fought my way back to the light.  I shudder, thinking about ever having to spend time in that hellish prison again.

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Between Us – #writephoto

Between us

A hunger

A wish…

Between us

Moments

Slipped away.

Between us

Adrift

Astray.

Between us

Love fractured.

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

** This is for a prompt on Sue Vincent’s blog that you can find HERE.  Have a look and join in on the fun with Sue’s beautiful photos and prompts.

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Getting Help For Depression

I’ve written a few times here about Depression.  Every time I do, my view stats skyrocket.  This tells me several things.  It tells me that lots of people are interested in learning more about the subject.  It tells me that people out there are looking for help.  It also tells me that more people are talking about depression.

This is GOOD!  Because more people need to be Talking about depression, Tweeting about depression and sharing experiences.   This subject needs to come out of the dark and into the light of day.  There is too much stigma attached to depression.  Too often people do not seek help for it.

The main reason for this post is to share some helpful information about where you or a loved one can find help, if you are suffering from depression.  In hindsight, I felt bad that I did not include more information in my last post on the subject of finding help.

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A Writer’s Conference Question

I know I’m a little ahead of myself here.  But I’m excited and as a typical introvert I will pick this thing to death before it ever gets here.

I’m looking at attending a Writer’s Conference in my area in June.  This will be my first one.  All of the information on classes, speakers and agents that will be attending is still coming in and not complete.

I know that going to it will be incredibly inspiring and I’ll come back pumped with enthusiasm and ready to write the next Great Nationwide Bestseller.  I’m am really excited about the classes and being able to pick the brains of those around me.

As part of the package with attending this conference, I will get a 10 minute pitch with a Literary Agent or publicist.  My WIP is not finished.  I doubt seriously that it will be finished in time for the conference.

Here’s my dilemma:  I do NOT want to waste this precious opportunity to speak to an agent!  Since my WIP is not complete, do any of you have suggestions for how to handle this opportunity?  Should I pitch my unfinished novel anyway? 

This is will most likely not be the only post that I will do on this conference.  For those of you that have experience in this area, any tips you can give me on this will be appreciated! 

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson 

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