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

I am a freelance writer that writes in several genres. I've had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. I've written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. My poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal and Spill Words Press. I'm currently working on my first novel. You can find more of my writings on my blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow me 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.


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