Asking Why

A whisper that brushed my skin

Like wind in my hair.

A touch I’ll always remember

I thought I’d find you there.

Mist on the lake by moonlight

Gone like a sigh.

I hold tight with my heart

The memory, asking why.

Copyright ©2017 Penny Wilson


About Penny Wilson Writes

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She's had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. Penny has written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. She is currently working on her first novel. You can find more of her writings on her blog at: and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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16 Responses to Asking Why

  1. aisforanzal says:

    Love this!
    It’s very darkly romantic

    Liked by 1 person

  2. aisforanzal says:

    Love this!
    Its very darkly romantic


  3. The age old question- Why. This is beautiful Penny.


  4. So evocative. Just lovely!


  5. WaltPage says:

    Very touching piece. Beautifully sad. ❤


  6. Linda Mims says:

    Haunting! Beautiful!


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