Elusive Love


Just a hint.

A small inkling.

Like a whisper

not quite heard.

Or a soft scent

on the breeze.

I can’t hold

or touch it.

A shadow;

caught in the path

of the sun.

I felt it.

I tasted it.

I’m sure.

Elusive and


As Trust.

As fleeting

As Time.


Copyright © 2018 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 online 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 & 2019 by Z Publishing, Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. 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 Elusive Love

  1. This poem illustrates the power of minimal words. Well done.


  2. WaltPage says:

    Shirt… Simple… Poignant… Powerful… Beautiful!! ☺❤


  3. Lovely little poem. So eloquent.


  4. The Militant Negro says:

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.


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