To listen to my heartbeat and feel my lungs fill with air. To have nothing I have to do no place I'm expected to be. I want to listen to the quiet. The noise of this world has grown and I cannot endure much more. I wish to listen as the stars find their path across the sky. I want to watch the morning dew dissipate with the rise of the sun. The sound of songbirds is enough for me. Copyright 2020 Penny Wilson
Jacks fluttered wildly with their pomp and circumstance. Kings at each corner. Queens at each access, overseeing the construction. The clubs checked the munitions while the spades collaborated to dig trenches. The numbers, Aces leading the way built each story; taking turns, red and black. The roof was a sturdy covering, done in diamonds. But the Joker was at work... The fortress I'd built so carefully, card by card, layer by layer crumbled with the breath of your single kiss. Copyright 2020 Penny Wilson Photo by jalil shams from Pexels
Please enjoy Nova’s lovely poem. And Smile! 🙂
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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
The Lovely online magazine, the Scarlet Leaf Review has graciously published 3 of my poems!
If you would like to see these, you can find them HERE.
Thank you for joining me on this journey. ❤ Penny
Some days Hope is too burdensome an idea Existence is thick and fat This endeavor cumbersome oppressive With clouded psyche and trembling fingers I tuck a sliver of hope in a pocket Optimism saved away for tomorrow Belief A piece of it shining beckoning to light my way Copyright (C) 2020 Penny Wilson *This piece is something that I've been kicking around for a while. I keep coming back to it, tweaking it. I'm not sure that it conveys what I was trying to express, but regardless, I hope you enjoyed it. Penny <3
Welcome to another Friday Favorite! Each week I will bring to you information about a favorite blog/blogger that is a favorite of mine. Please be sure to take a minute to explore their blog and they might just become a favorite of yours too!
This week, I’d like to introduce you to The Stories In Between. River Dixon’s imaginative way of expression is thought provoking, stunning and always a surprise. Some of his pieces are dark & brooding, but their brilliance is clear. THIS is a piece I found quite sad and sweet. River’s poetry will sometimes leave the interpretation up to the reader. But everything makes you ponder… Like THIS POEM.
The Stories In Between will take you on an emotional roller coaster. River writes of love, hate, life, death, darkness and light. Through this journey, you may just find yourself breathless. For you never know for sure which way the coaster will go. THIS piece is touching and sad, but eloquently penned.
River Dixon is an accomplish author, having published several books that are collections of his poetry and short stories. HERE is where you can find information about his books. I’ve purchased 2 of his books, The Stories In Between, which is short stories and Left Waiting, a poetry collection. Both, amazing works. THIS is his Amazon Author page.
So head over to The Stories In Between today. Explore the depth of talent you will find there. I’m going to bet that River’s blog will become a favorite of yours too!
Copyright (C) 2020 Penny Wilson
The Beautiful online Poetry Magazine, Vox Poetica, has published the poem of mine, “The Stars Sigh“. If you would like to see this publication, you can view it HERE.