Category Archives: Poetry

Oblivion Dreams

“I do so crave oblivion” she sighed The softness of gin induced murmurings and the dead sleep that followed. Head swimming in endless charcoal skies Limbs kicking out against velvet nothing. Both enchanting and free dancing on the North Shore pier Glass filled and hair cool in the late summer […]

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Dream Crane

The neon dream spluttered on the high crane. A letter D too large in the chalky morning sky. And the moon full on the empty sea. She gazed upwards mesmerised by the glare. Dream, Ream, Dream, Ream it said. The words reflecting on her skin, a translucent branding. The metal […]

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Enter Spring

@charlisaysEnter Spring is my latest poem. 💐🌞🖋 #p#oetry #w#riterslife #w#riting #w#riting #s#pring #p#oetryreading♬ Vivaldi Spring – All Night Sleeping Songs to Help You Relax Enter spring with yellow daisies Peeking through the soft green grass Narcissus blooming in the meadow Tulips line the old oak path Enter spring with shallows […]

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An Ode To Silence

@charlisaysAn Ode To Silence ##charlisays ##amwriting ##writerslife ##writer ##writersoftiktok♬ original sound – Charli Day My silence is delicious. A white noise to drown out thoughts Walls padded and all the while I, enveloped in a creamy hush. Limbs slack sinking into the silver glue That creeps into my hair and […]

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The Silent Doll

The wire noose grew tighter on Mondays. Holding her head in place, jaw locked and chin taut. A marionette. Eyes staring wide and lashes batting waxy cheeks. They spoke and she listened. Her rebel thoughts crushed. They took them from her in the dark place one by one. Watched the […]

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Find me in the dark place

  @charlisaysFind me in the dark place. A short story by Charli. ##writerslife ##amwriting ##darkpoetry ##poetry ##stories ##creepy♬ original sound – Charli Day The clouds clambered heavy in the January sky. Dusty like the heather and just as dense. She was crying in her sleep again And no shaking would […]

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Little Orange Cat

Once I met a little orange cat With whiskers long and fur so flat He sat in the rain at my window pane A little orange cat. Once I touched a little orange cat His paws were white, his tail was matt. His eyes they cried like winter skies A […]

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1982

She didn’t think of it often. It wasn’t right somehow. To intrude on a past that existed perfectly well without her. An expired country and she, a faded intruder watched wide eyed from the long grasses by the bank. How beautiful they were. With their crisp white skirts and neatly […]

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The Cinder Path

The forest swallowed her. Left the cinder path. A lone Gretel lost in a tangle. Dark ferns muffled footfall Until she no longer felt herself. Was one with the heavy black. Breathing its baited stillness Swallowing the dread that caught in her throat and beat against her chest. Hers to […]

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