Yesterday’s Weight

 

She handles it

carefully

gently

The feather down

and gossamer layers

cradle it

She’s unpacked

Yesterday

The weight

almost comforting

As it settles

on her shoulders

Copyright © 2018 Penny Wilson

*My upcoming move has made me reflect upon what we drag with us through life.  The gloom of yesterday, often self-inflicted upon us today.  

About Penny Wilson Writes

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in on line journals, such as, Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society and 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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11 Responses to Yesterday’s Weight

  1. I can’t find truer words than Minnesota Prairie Roots posted.

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  2. Bravo to one of my favorite writers! I kove this piece ☺❤

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  3. So true. Experiences past weave into our lives. Lovely piece, Penny.

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  4. Love this write Penny. I am so glad that I have found your page. Dorinda had tweeted it and I jumped at a chance to look. I’m glad that I did. Have a wonderful day.

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