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Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris lives in Southport, NC, USA. She is a twice published poet in Cameron Art Museum’s Writers Respond to Art Program and was awarded the Certificate of Completion for completing the 2021 and 2022 - 24 Hour Poetry Marathon. Her poem Wheels was chosen and published in the 2021 - 24 Hour Poetry Marathon Anthology. Her poem The Date has been chosen for publication in the 2022 - 24 Hour Poetry Marathon Anthology. Ami is also twice published in She is a returning published author in Whisper’s & Echoes, an on-line literary magazine as well as in 50 Give or Take by for her 50 word story, Love and again for The Wedding. In Visual Verse with her poem Mother Earth, and in The Virtual Poetorium for RAT-A-TAT-TAT-TAT a poem in the Octagon style as well as several other poems chosen for the podcast. Recently published by Carrot Ranch Literary Community in their Baby Ducks Ate My Lunch Collection for her 99 word story, Duckling Survival Guide Gypsie-Ami writes flash fiction, short stories, creative non-fiction and fiction as well as poetry. Her short story, Conversations With My Neighbor is published in the anthology, Trouble, by Daniel Boone Publishing. Gypsie-Ami received Honorable Mention in Tales from the Moonlit Path 2021 a yearly Halloween Issue, Abandoned Places Halloween Challenge, for her short story, Abandoned Memories. Her short story, Grandmother And The Strawberry Moon was a semi-finalist in the Tulip Tree competition, 2022 Stories That Need to Be Told contest. She has written two ten minute stage plays to date and is currently working on completing her first action/adventure/romance preternatural novel. Gypsie-Ami is a member of NCWN (North Carolina Writer’s Network) and WWFN (Women Writer’s Fiction Network). She is a contributing member of several local and out of state writers groups. Other publications include: Whispers and Echoes Rat-a-Tat-Tat-Tat - Wednes

Submitted Poems 5 total

How Is It?

How is it that a day
filled with brightness and light
Is followed by a night
mired in lonely chilly darkness

How is it that a soul
soaring high above the clouds
Falls tumbling back down to Earth
wrapped in barbed coils of despair


by Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

added by ami.oferris
1 month ago

A Knock At The Door

A Knock at the Door

Not one to mind being alone
I have my two dogs
And my trusty cell phone

I’ve cleaned up the dishes
And put them away
Now a snack that’s not so nutritious

Just me and my dogs
Enjoying the night
And the melodious...

by Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

added by ami.oferris
2 months ago

Maiden Voyage

She slipped from her trailered cage
into the cool waters of Dutchman’s Creek without a splash
sliding without a sound

Her heavy bottom keeping her stable
amid the obnoxious wakes
created by those less considerate
than she on her maiden...

by Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

added by ami.oferris
2 months ago


Dreams do manifest into reality
the test is in the waiting
the passage of time

Waves caress the glistening sides
of the white sailing ship
her name a beloved acronym
a gift

Behind lies land and what used to be

by Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

added by ami.oferris
2 months ago


By Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

Imagine if every joint
in your entire body

Imagine them stiff
in hot searing pain

Imagine sharp jabs
penetrating every muscle

Imagine teeth...

by Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

added by ami.oferris
3 months ago

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Thank you so much Teril! Very happy you enjoyed it!

2 months ago

Thank you! Sounds like a kindred spirit! ❤️

2 months ago


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