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and heavy with rain

rumbles a threat

Deep inside
my chest 

in my marrow 

A scream 
of lightening 
sets the sky 

Eyes turn 
to the heavens

The sky 
weeps tears 

Engorged sky 
spills over
salty and hot

Pray for 

A torrent
washes over me

Copyrighht (C) 2019 Penny Wilson


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 and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.

9 thoughts on “Cleansing

  1. Your poem is decorated with such delightful & intense emotions. It was an elevating experience for me as a reader to go through your post! 😍 According to your convenience please do read some of my writings would love to know what you think about them. 😊🙏


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