Solitary Poetess

I love this writer. She has helped and inspired me more than she’ll ever know!! This one is like she’s writing for me. Thank you, Annie

Annie's Poetry

She sits in the dim light of a dusty room

Wrapped in shawls of brown and blue

The  soft  knitted hat  from the yard sale last year

Is pulled  down quite tightly  to cover her ears

To dull any sounds that the old house might make

That could trigger her brain into fear

She holds a black inkpen in lovely white fingers and

Scribbles out verses about the lonely ghost that lingers

The curtains blow suddenly, like a gust of wind has come

But the windows are all closed and locked tight as a drum

There is no one else there, as for friends , she has none

She lives all alone as a solitary poet

And spills out her pain into words on the paper

In the corners of the room, she stacks up her life

Every day has been written , each page is in order

Till the…

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Published by: writersdream9

I have been writing all my life but for the most part, it has been a secret. My parents did not believe writing was a good way to earn money so I hid my poems. Then one day, I wanted to comment on an essay that a friend had written and found myself with a blog. That quiet whisper inside said, "You can write your poetry and no one will ever know.". I knew nothing of followers and the like at that time. So, here I am trying to learn my craft and enjoying every moment of it. My personal details are, I'm 57, married for 39 years, have one grown son who is God's gift to us and last but not least at all, I'm a Baha'i which basically means that I love all humanity.

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