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Make Me a Promise

Make me a promise

Share with me 
your dreams 
your words 
and your heart 

Promise that 
you'll see me 
as I am 
not 
as you hope me to be  

Promise 
you'll hold my hand 
and my heart 
tenderly 

That you'll kiss me 
always
as you do today 

Promise that our nights 
on the riverbank 
will cool our skin 
but not our fervor 

Promise to be mine 
always 

Make me a promise

Copyright (C) 2021 Penny Wilson

*This was inspired by a beautiful poem by 
Charles Lindholm called "Promise Me".   

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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