Demon’s Descent

 

I feel the descent.  I’m teetering on the edge of the abyss.  Falling.  Yet, grasping the rim.  Holding on to the light.

I feel as if I’ve been kicked in the chest.  The pain is palatable.  Heavy, so very heavy.  Head in hands.  Sleep, blessed sleep.  Dream away the darkness that steals the light and penetrates the soul.

The demons.  They steal into my room to close the blinds and bolt the doors; hiding me from reality.  They whisk me away into the night to feed on my will; my strength.  Just out of reach is the sunlight that warms me.

Do I have the strength this time?

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

*Don’t worry my friends, I’m fine, just in a foul mood.  

 

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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15 Responses to Demon’s Descent

  1. robbiecheadle says:

    This is a great piece, Penny.

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  2. WaltPage says:

    It seems I’m not alone dealing with demons ☺❤

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  3. Wow… this is sooo good! I’m sorry about the mood, though. ❤️

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  4. phew! – you had me worried – p.s. – you want to use “descent’ instead of “decent”

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  5. Hope you get out of your foul mood..Happy smiling day!!

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  6. Foul mood or not, may you see the light. Thank you for that end of story notation or I would have worried.

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