Payment of Tears

I use them on the flowers

That bloom in the dark.

They spill down my cheeks

And run rivulets across my heart.

I taste the salt and wonder;

The price seems so high.

When will they be enough?

How long must I cry?

Copyright (C) 2017 Penny Wilson

**This is a work of fiction.

 

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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2 Responses to Payment of Tears

  1. Beautifully written, Penny. Happy New Year!

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