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A Pause For Breath

You lay on your back in the hallway,

head towards the door.

So the light from the stained window

could fall across you face

and paint your skin shades of blue.

 

From the top of the stairs

I watched you

sing songs to the sunlight,

while the birds whistled outside

and the rest of the world

fell silent.

 


 

Written For The Daily Prompt: Abstract

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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.

5 Comments

  1. Short yet very expressive and nice style.
    I’d like to show my appreciation to the picture you chose for this post. Oh, I figured out that I spent few moments staring at it but actually they were years of memories came into my mind through this picture – I used to see this view a lot! Thank you Carol for this post and this wonderful window picture

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