Rounding up the year 2

All the good bits of course

Even when life throws up all those difficulties there are always the good bits full of joy. I’ve had my quota of some of the best moments with friends and family over the last twelve months. After the hard graft of finishing my MA and digging deep into the meaning of life, you know all that heavy brain, conscience heart soul retrospective, my natural fulcrum is to smile at the world and laugh as much as I possibly can and to meditate on all that’s positive in and around me and how free I feel at my ripening age and how bloody blessed I am to be loved and liked by some wonderful people, I really couldn’t ask for more than that except wild landscapes and coastal paths, I just love them, they bring me alive in the moment and all that fresh air. I’ve danced all my life one way or another and I haven’t danced much this last year, but have gone back to it recently and it’s like riding a bike, except my joints object, so my learning curve is to be kind to my body and just slow down a tiny bit. I don’t know what I would do without my wizard, he is truly my best friend and we teach each other so much. I don’t know what I’d be without the constancy of my three sons, I’m so proud of them and only wish them a happy life. I know the new year will be mixed, they always are but I really look forward to new adventures in my final year of being sixty something.

Author: pennysharman

Penny is a qualified Complimentary Therapist with over 20 years experience. She is also a counselor, a healer and an awesome cook! Penny is a photographer and artist, but her focus for over 15 years has been writing poetry. Penny has an MA for Creative writing from Edge Hill University. She has had over 100 poems published in magazines such as The Interpreter’s House, Obsessed with Pipework, Strix, The North, Ink Sweat & Tears and Beautiful Dragons Anthologies. Penny’s pamphlet Fair Ground 2019 published by Yaffle Press and her first Collection Swim With Me In Deep Water 2019 published by Cerasus Poetry are available to buy from her website: pennysharman.co.uk Penny’s second collection is to be published in 2020/2021 by Knives Forks & Spoons Press.

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