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Separate

Tap Tap
Tap Tap
My fingers
On the glass.
Some people
Stop
Stare
Gawp and point
At the girl
Stuck.
Trapped.
Unable to move
From this point.
While others
Smile
With pity
Hushed whispers
About me.
No escape.
Can’t flee
From this place.
You pass
By the glass
Eyes ahead
No turning.
No looking.
No seeing.
I walk beside
This path
You take.
The glass between,
Oh how I wish
Wish that it would…
Break.
Tap Tap
Tap Tap
My fingers
On the glass.
Help me.
Free me.
Save me
Please.
All I want…
All I want
Is to feel…
Connected
Fused
The same as you.
Not lost
Alone
Or confused.
Shatter me,
This world
My life.
And let me find
My place tonight!

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Carol J Forrester is a writer trying to be a better one. She’s currently working on her first novel ‘Darkened Daughter’ and attempting to put together a collection of poetry in the hopes of submitting to publication in 2020. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University, enjoys judo at least twice a week, and tries to attend poetry events around the Midlands. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry. Her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and two of her poems were included in the DVerse Poets Pub Publication ‘Chiaroscuro’ which is available for purchase on amazon. More recently her poem ‘Until The Light Gets In‘ was accepted and published at The Drabble and her poem ‘Newborn’ was published by Ink Sweat & Tears. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and has hosted a number of guest bloggers here on Writing and Works.

2 Comments

    • Thank you. You’re perfectly welcome to try and get me a few more if you’d like. 🙂
      No. Most of my work is only just getting noticed, I’m trying to get it in sight a little more but hopefully once more people read my writing the likes may go up.
      I’m glad you think so highly of it 🙂

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