I take the words
and set them aside
My prized cache
I sometimes file them
they blend and fade
A brief glimpse
hints of what they
I keep the case locked
an unstable realm
Copyright © 2019 Penny Wilson
*Words and phrases become treasures hoarded. Seedlings for
future poetry, writings. These are so fleeting. If I don’t
immediately write them down, they are usually lost, gone forever.
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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 https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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11 thoughts on “Unstable Realm”
Reblogged this on Beckie's Mental Mess and commented:
REBLOG: Penny of “Penny Wilson Writes” Unstable Realm – I think all writers can relate to this piece. Beautiful!
Thank you, thank you, Beckie! You’re a sweetheart! ❤ ❤ ❤
Brilliant! Sounds like all the notebooks that surround me… Ideas, words, meanings, all there rolling around from paper to laptop. LOL! Lovely piece!
Me too. I had fun with this piece. Thank you , Beckie! ❤
Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.
Thank you for the reblog, Chuck!! ❤ ❤
Lovely! So aptly describes the brain of a writer.
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This is a great poem, Penny.
Ohhh, thank you, Robbie!! 🙂
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