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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 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.

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