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Dreamer

I’ve seen you pluck time

like plums

heavy and warm

from branches

out of our reach.

For you

past, present, future

all blend into one

and each moment lingers,

spreads across your face

like light creeping in

on lazy Sunday mornings.

I have followed you

through doorways unseen

down staircases dreamed

and across rivers summoned

in single breaths.

There is creation in your lips,

like those plumbs

you sow stones

that turn to seeds

grow into trees

stand

taller than us both.

I have seen this universe

remade in your eyes.

 Jacek Yerka, 2011

 Jacek Yerka, 2011


A rather random little poem for Magpie Tales’ weekly writing prompt. I was going to write an Alice in Wonderland based story but decided to go with this instead. Let me know what you think.

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Carol Forrester is a twenty-three 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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