Micro-Poetry: Deny

In this micro-poetry, “Deny.”

There is too much pain, I want to see more than a loss. I am that brighter flower that reaches for a blue sky of hope. But, my heart feels heavy today, after so many losses of mine own, the pain of the tragedies over the dreadful hurricanes, and now the shootings in Las Vegas. It almost too much for me. I am in tears. I have a funeral to go to on Sunday, I have to step back and inhale, a moments peace of solace. Leaving you with a micro-poetry and digital art piece.

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I won’t deny myself to feel the ache of it all, the tears behind eyelids, it heals me to reveal and expose all that I am.

Micro-Poetry: Deny

Each one of us can’t deny we are an intricate piece of a more significant entity, but yet when tragedy happens as it did in Las Vegas, our small pieces become broken.

We can pull together; we are more than hate.
We hold the highest power within us; we must vocalize our tears, we must grasp for hope.

©Linda J. Wolff 2017
A micro-poetry

What is a Free Verse Poetry? Typically patterned by speech rather than meter, this form of poetry is very open to the author’s discretion and usually does not rhyme. Visual and sound effects are often employed.  It can have as many lines as the writer wishes.


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They ask for a story about me, about losing something, about loss, about happiness, about me. In this poetry, I write this to you, Roderick Bates of Rat’s Ass Review.

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Poetry – Puncture Wounds of the Heart

A free verse poetry “Puncture Wounds of the Heart.”

I express love. A piece of poetry for the memories of loved one’s we’ve lost, to always remember their laughter, smiles, experiences forever embedded in our hearts. You are loved and missed. And may you be running through the fields of wildflowers laughing into the sunshine.

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He left a puncture wound in my heart.
Mind you, not the kind that you could see red.
It was invisible to a naked eye.
It was gaping, deep inside.
It was dark and gray. It was a sad feeling.
But yet, the sun still shined in blue.
Flowers too, so brilliant that I could tweak a smile.
He didn’t mean to leave me this way.
He tried like hell to stay.
But he was fighting a battle inside,
the kind I couldn’t protect him.
I gave him all my red I could pour,
from one heart to another.
I embraced him, laced him with it.
But it wasn’t enough. It was my sweethearts time to go.
To the heavens above.
I know one day that this puncture wound will close.
And I also know, never completely.
But I can feel the wound is a little smaller.
It’s getting better, cause I can now see stars
in the night skies and see the moon when he smiles in heaven.

©Linda J. Wolff 2017
|Puncture Wounds of the Heart|
A free verse poetry.


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