I Won’t Go

You sneaky bastard. You won’t take me.  I won’t go. Many have gone before me at your hand.  You caught me at my weakest in the past and you took control of my life, my thoughts, my very breath.  You took the sun, the warmth and the joy from my heart.

But no more. I am stronger than you realize and I will not cower to you.  I will not succumb to your black soul.  Your vile breath has been felt on my neck as you wait to pounce. I recognize your stench.  It is the smell of despair and loss, of hatred and loathing.

I have the light on my side.  Love, forgiveness and kindness are it’s foundation and you will not shake that foundation.

You will not take me.

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

*This is a work of fiction.  No worries my friends! 

 

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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15 Responses to I Won’t Go

  1. A great piece of fiction, Penny.

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  2. Another great read Penny. Hope you are well. Just popping by to comment and to say hi, i am still around but very busy as usual

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  3. Michael says:

    I get it Penny, and I love the concept of resilience.

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  4. Powerful. Just darned powerful.

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  5. trentpmcd says:

    A fight against depression? Ah, I just read the tags, and yes, that was it. Glad it is fictional!

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  6. WaltPage says:

    You are stronger than you realize! Do what’s right for you! ☺❤

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