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'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: 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 ❤

    Like

  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!

    Like

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