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#NaPoWriMo-Day 14-A Gift From Yesterday

A small seashell
lay in her palm

She kept it close
as she dreamed
of the sea

It whispered
its secret message
of New beginnings

The shell,
a gift from

Close the door
to old endings
it said

Set them free

Copyright (C) 2021 Penny Wilson

Lovely photo found on Unsplash.


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.

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