Not Since You


Have I stopped to take in the spray of the surf or the scent of the salt air?

Have I relished the sound of rain on the roof, or a fireplace embers’ glow at night?

Have I cherished a lover’s touch or lingered over the bliss that only real love can give?

Not since you.

You were my safe haven; there to protect me from the world.  The night held no fear for me as long as you were by my side.  Can I face the sunrise with anticipation?  Or plan my tomorrows now?

Not since you.

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

* Day 23 of my 30 days, Post-A-Day challenge. 🙂

 

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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14 Responses to Not Since You

  1. Beautiful. So so beautiful .. Thank u

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  2. Beautiful. Very somber but lovely.

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  3. Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet and commented:
    Come are read Penny’s poem of love and yearning!!

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  4. This is a really wonderful poem, Penny.

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  5. I really love this poem, Penny. It is very intriguing.

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  6. Oh this is so poignant and beautiful. How we long for that touch and feel.

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  7. The Militant Negro says:

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

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