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'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. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society and a member of All Poetry .com Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 by Z Publishing. 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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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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