Poetry
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Packing

I’ve entrusted my life into cardboard

and granted

each memory

to strangers’ hands.

Lined each box

with walls of the memories

strong enough

to stand the test of time.

I’ve traced my heartbeat

across packing tape seals

and closed up my world

in anticipation

of a new home.

I have been through all of myself

to find the treasures

that I need to keep.


This Friday I will be moving to a new home, so this inspiration call seemed particularly appropriate for this week. As always, feel free to jot down any thought and comments below! I do like to know I’m not waffling on to myself.

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Carol Forrester is a twenty-four year old writer trying to be a better one. Don’t ask her what her hobbies are because the list doesn’t get much beyond, reading, writing and talking about the same. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University and various poems and stories scattered across the net. 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’s. Most recently, her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and her personal blog Writing and Works hosts a mass of writing from across the last five years. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and is always open to writing more and hosting guest bloggers here on Writing and Works. With hopes of publishing a novel in the next five years and perhaps a collection or two of smaller works, Carol Forrester is nothing if not ambitious. Her writing tries to cover every theme in human life and a lot of her work pulls inspiration from her own eccentric family in the rural wonders of Shropshire life.

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