Poetic License

A poem

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

burnt sugar

warm sticky sweet caramel

the color of a sandy beach at sunset

“so gold, basically?” you ask

I laugh

gold, yes

but can’t I be a little poetic when you ask me the color of your eyes?


© Chelsea Marie. 05/01/2019. All Rights Reserved.


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Chelsea Marie is a writer by night and graphic designer by day. She is a West-Coast Canadian with a bad case of wanderlust and a dream to travel the world with her severely airplane phobic partner. Why do the easy way when a complicated route makes a much more interesting story? She’s on Instagram @c.the.storyteller writing and posting poetry in her spare time.