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Undertow

Pulled 
down

Swallowed 
whole  

Grayscale  

devoid of life  
anesthetized  

Undertow 
claws
clutches 
as I flail  

Tenacity 
keeps me 
afloat  

Gasping for air 
struggling 
toward life 
toward tomorrow 
toward the faith 
that buoys 
my soul

Copyright (C) 2020 Penny Wilson
Photo by Zukiman Mohamad from Pexels
*All is well, my friends.  Just descriptive creativity.  Better today than yesterday.  Better tomorrow than today.
Thank you for joining me on this journey.  ❤  Penny
 

Author:

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 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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