Tag Archives: darkness

Familiar

It surrounds me holds me.   It comforts. It’s familiar.   It knows me, intimately.   Reality kept at bay.   This is better.   Safe. Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

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Demon’s Descent

  I feel the descent.  I’m teetering on the edge of the abyss.  Falling.  Yet, grasping the rim.  Holding on to the light. I feel as if I’ve been kicked in the chest.  The pain is palatable.  Heavy, so very … Continue reading

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Demons Caged

**We all have our demons; our struggles.   The Demon screams and rattles the bars that confine him.  The blackness and despair he’s cast over me in the past are gone for now.  I check and double-check the locks.  All is … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration

Despair makes for an interesting muse.   I write a wide variety of things.  Poetry, short stories, fiction and non fiction.  I find that my sad or darker stuff is usually better than something that is more light-hearted.  I also find … Continue reading

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If You’re Happy And You Know It

I’m happy.  I don’t really know why, but I feel really good.  My life is going well and I’m just… happy! Maybe it seems strange to you that I would talk about happiness this way, but I am so grateful … Continue reading

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Risk

You are the magician, pulling my heart from that black hat. You hold that fragile organ on the tip of your tongue. To be cut out with a phrase. To leave it exposed is risking the darkness.

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Light of Day

Light of Day First of all, I apologize for not posting more.  I’ve had my head up my butt and I think I am just starting to see the light of day. A few of you that have followed me … Continue reading

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