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Can you see beyond
the layers


Dare you
cross those lines
never before

Day by day
building faith

Will your
remain true

Will you
traverse the abyss
I use
to keep the world
at bay

Or will I fall
once again
into the chasm
of darkness

Can you see beyond
the layers

Copyright © 2019 Penny Wilson
*This was written for Frank Jensen’s Tuesday Photo Prompt. If you would like to get in on the fun, you can find out all about it HERE.



Penny Wilson is an international 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 and Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. Penny is an advocate for Mental Health Awareness and has the page "Mental Health Help" on her blog. She writes about the struggles of mental illnesses and Depression. She is passionate about spreading awareness for Suicide Prevention and Domestic Abuse. She expresses her passion through her writings of poetry and life experiences. You can find more of her writings on her blog at and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.

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