#writephoto – Portal

*This is in response to Sue Vincent’s photo prompt.  You can read all about it here.  

Would it be different if we tried again?

Or would you still be a thorn on my rose?

The embers; still warm; when I see your face.

But I shield my heart from the blows.

You can’t just erase the past,

Or make me think you’d be kind.

There is no reason to ever go back.

Do you really think that I’m blind?

There’s no magic portal to erase the past.

No magic clock to turn back the years.

You will forever be who you always were.

You’re not worth shedding another tear.

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: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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17 Responses to #writephoto – Portal

  1. Pingback: Photo prompt round-up – Portal – #writephoto | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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  3. Wonderful…………..


  4. Very powerful words. Loved it.


  5. Sue Vincent says:

    Some things do not change, nor can they be erased. Powerful poem , Penny.


  6. WaltPage says:

    A very powerful piece! I hope it reaches those who need it. 😊💛


  7. Michael says:

    better out than in I reckon!


  8. Mae Clair says:

    Nicely done, Penny!


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