View the world
without the weight
a feat most
It clouds the vision
and dulls the heart
We struggle to
shrug off the past
to clear our vision
The weight of the world
is burdensome enough
without dragging the past
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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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8 thoughts on “The Weight of Yesterday”
Excellent, your point is well made.
Thank you, Robbie! ❤
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Super poem! I loved this! Such wisdom and truth about the past.
Bellissimo, Penny, Bellissimo!
Thank you, Dear Friend. ❤
One of my favorite poems that you have penned, Penny. This is so true and such an inspiration to let go.
Thank you so much, Audrey. It’s something that I think we all struggle with. ❤
Amen to that 🙏
Thank you and thanks for the visit! ❤