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Back Then

Yesterday's ink 
gives a view 
into my thoughts 
of you 
back then  

Back then 
I knew 
what love was 

or thought I did 

Back then, 
tomorrow
seemed 
such a long way off  

Today's view 
has been tarnished 
by the 
soot 
on the panes of glass  

Smoke 
from the fire 
that once burned 
in my heart   

For you  

Back then

Copyright (2021) Penny Wilson

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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