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Welcome to the WATCH “RWISA” WRITE Showcase Tour! #RRBC #RWISA

I am pleased to welcome poet and author Nonnie Jules on this seventh day of the Watch RWISA Write Showcase tour and introduce you to her beautiful poetry.

 

 

 

SILENT TEARS

by Nonnie Jules

 

I cry these silent tears for her

For her loss, for her pain, for her heart

Breaking when she looks into their eyes

Her children –

she feels their loss, their pain, their hearts breaking.

The memories –

the hardest

Yet, there’s no getting away from the reminders of what used to be.

There once was a HE

HE sat, parented, loved, even laughed

Yes, towards all ends there is laughter some say

But his chair is empty now

Just as their hearts

Hollow as the tree he chose.

He left it all there

His back against a world filled with painful memories of a childhood unprotected.

His pain…

Bottled up in the bottles of poison he consumed

Reckless abandon he gave to it

But quit…

he could not

would not

was it his choice not?

In the end, the call of the poison was stronger

and he had to answer

he was forced to answer

given no choice but to answer…

was the way he felt.

His choice gave her no choice

Single parenting

A thing for some

but…

It wasn’t her thing

That is

until

he left her

no choice.

 

She’ll be fine

Kids are resilient

They’ll be fine

Time heals all wounds

All clichés but true.

 

Still…

I cry my silent tears for her

For the husband she once knew.

 

 

Thank you for supporting Nonnie along the WATCH “RWISA” WRITE Showcase Tour today!  We ask that if you have enjoyed her writing, please visit her Author Page on the RWISA site, where you can find more of her writing, along with her contact and social media links, if she’s turned you into a fan.

We ask that you also check out her books in the RWISA or RRBC catalogs.  Thanks, again for your support and we hope that you will follow each member along this amazing tour of talent!  Don’t forget to click the link below to learn more about this author:

Nonnie Jules RWISA Author Page

 

 

 

6 thoughts on “Welcome to the WATCH “RWISA” WRITE Showcase Tour! #RRBC #RWISA”

  1. Jan Sikes says:

    Thank you for hosting Nonnie’s amazing poem, Mary. It is filled with such deep emotion and I connected immediately!

    1. Mary Adler says:

      Nonnie’s poem touched me deeply. Thank you for visiting, Jan.

  2. D.L. Finn says:

    Very powerful words that raked through my emotions. Thanks for hosting, Mary:)

    1. Mary Adler says:

      Thank you for your support, Denise.

  3. linda Mims says:

    This is a very insightful and sensitive piece, Nonnie. Thanks for hosting, Mary!

    1. Mary Adler says:

      Thank you for coming by, Linda.

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