Risk It All

What keeps us coming back?

What makes us act a fool?

We throw caution to the wind.

This form of insanity.

We risk everything to attain it.

We lie, cheat and steal for it.

Grasping it is ecstasy.

Losing it is death.

It’s rare, yet common.

This precious jewel?

Love.

Copyright (C) 2017 Penny Wilson

About Penny Wilson Writes

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in on line journals, such as, Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society.Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 by Z Publishing. You can find more of her writings on her blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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12 Responses to Risk It All

  1. WaltPage says:

    Love… The only jewel needed ❀

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  2. Michael says:

    And cake…mm mm cake.

    Nice piece

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  3. This is very nice, Penny.

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  4. Very nice. And the same could be said for this foolhardy passion many of us have for writing!

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