I’ve had a lot to smile about this past week. Chuck, a friend of mine over at The Reluctant Poet (who is a sweetheart for sharing some of my work) made some suggestions about formatting my poetry and prose for my upcoming book. I’m sure glad that he did!
The process of formatting, editing, and proofing everything has been tedious. But it’s paying off! While putting said book together, I’ve discovered, what I think, may be a few hidden gems. In my humble opinion. 🙂
In order to rework these poems, I have been forced to look at my work with fresh eyes. Doing this has given me a completely new view of things and I am amazed at how differently I see things that I thought were just fine and set in stone the way they were.
Below, is a poem I wrote a long time ago. It’s always been a favorite of mine. It deals with the struggles of resisting sin. It never received the response that I felt it to be worthy of. After a little tweaking and restructuring, I think that it now may be ready for the spotlight.
I call this Skirmish of Sins. I hope you like it. 🙂
Stripped clean Yesterday still ringing in my ears Bruised But not beaten Never beaten Sinner or saint Who should judge Slain yesterday’s wrongs Tomorrow yields yet another skirmish of sins Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson
*This post is in response to Trent McDonald’s #weeklysmile. If you would like to get in on the fun you can find out all about it HERE.