Shroud of Self-Neglect – Author William Wright, Jr.


I’ve no truths to spare

From these caverns

Of self-neglect



By hatred’s

Devilish fumes


Where my words

Tread light

In a callous whisper


I’ve no truths to spare

From this low

This miserable hush


For all I bear

Are the loathsome gripes

Of a fool awash

In the surf

Of his truth-bearing doubts


© William Wright, Jr.

William Wright

Excerpt from the book The Slums of Nightfall

$13.95 Plus Shipping ~ Available at CTU Publishing Group and

William Wright About the Author

My name is William Lorenzo Wright, Jr. I am the youngest of three children, as well as the only son to two loving and hard-working parents. I am a college student from San Diego California and I hold a deep passion for reading and writing poetry. I was sixteen years old when I first fell in love with poetry and I have been faithful to the craft ever since.

Visit William’s Author Page At:–jr.-.html

Categories: author

Tags: , , , , , ,

5 replies

  1. Love that personification “In a callous whisper”

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Thank you for sharing and God bless you!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply to The Salamander Chronicles -Don Beukes Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: