My Writing Buddy

Penny Wilson Writes

Here we are in the month of May of 2021 already!  It goes so fast, doesn’t it?  

I participated in the NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writer’s Month) last month.  About half way through the month, I was wondering if my decision to participate was a good one or not!  I did struggle making my ‘deadline’ on several occasions, but managed to pull something out of the ‘ole grey matter just in time.  

One thing that helped tremendously was that I found myself a writing buddy.  An “Accountability Buddy”, if you will.  Chuck over at The Reluctant Poet agreed to this.  This was great!  I knew I needed someone to poke me and encourage me to write Every Day! Chuck has become a Dear Friend and we write back & forth quite often.  So it was pretty easy to fall into a routine where I would send him a sneak peek of…

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memory of bliss ~


when my days are swept
golden –
into all I have left
when moments
are counted for more

I shall look at these hands
and remember the ways
they warmed to your longing
as never before

when my ears have misplaced
the sound of your voice –
a melody penned
long ago

as my eyes
fill with tears –
once reflected by yours
ocean deep pools
of your soul

tho my arms be denied
the reaching around –
I will rest in the memory
of bliss

when my tongue has forgotten
the taste of your name
my lips will remember
your kiss

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