Response to Douglas Ross

"Like a wolf who attempts to dress as a sheep to fool the flock, his attempts at spin are as transparent as the emperor's clothes and neither Ross nor his naked emperor Johnson seem to have any respect or recognition of the pride that Scotland has in herself."DS Coremans Rhyming Couplets - Douglas Ross Can’t... Continue Reading →

Senryu – Question & Answer

My right to questionequal; never greater thanyour right to answer. 2020©DSCoremans This poem was written as a companion piece to the poem Sonnet - Veneration, which was used as inspiration for the 15 February 2021 - Creative Writing & Poetry Prompt. You can also see the Creative Writing Fiction Responses for this prompt by clicking... Continue Reading →

Sonnet – Veneration

It’s been a while since I wrote a sonnetIn truth my confidence took a hard knockAs I realised I could barely talkAbout work without giving up on it Not for want of working, far from it;But having run, I find I have to walk.Or I will risk my place within the flockAs I try to... Continue Reading →

Cinquain – Build With You (1 & 2)

Build mea foundationstable enough for meto build upon through my lifewith you. Will youbuild this for me,a foundation on whichall that I imagine will grow?Thank you. 2021©DSCoremans This poem was written as a companion piece to the poem Sonnet - Love Together, which was used as inspiration for the 14 February 2021 - Creative Writing... Continue Reading →

Diamante – With You/Without

With YouSafe, SublimeLeisurely, Naive, LovingAlways Wanted, You Are, Wanted AlwaysNeeded, Lonely, NowhereScared, SadWithout 2021©DSCoremans This poem was written as a companion piece to the poem Sonnet - Love Together, which was used as inspiration for the 14 February 2021 - Creative Writing & Poetry Prompt. You can also see the Creative Writing Fiction Responses for... Continue Reading →

Senryu – Us

Was this ever us,before life chose to part usdid we understand? 2021©DSCoremans This poem was written as a companion piece to the poem Sonnet - Love Together, which was used as inspiration for the 14 February 2021 - Creative Writing & Poetry Prompt. You can also see the Creative Writing Fiction Responses for this prompt... Continue Reading →

Sonnet – Love Together

I tried to help, but did not understandand so I cried; I was your distraction,you stopped to console with loving actionyour care, my love, offered with no demand. With your support, upon my legs I standlike I walk on ice; with you, my tractioncarries me to our next interaction.You are there regardless of what you... Continue Reading →

Senryu – Words

Choose your words wisely.Say only what you need to.Hold your hurtful words. 2021©DSCoremans This poem was written as a companion piece to the poem Villanelle - Hold Your Tongue, which was used as inspiration for the 13 February 2021 - Poetry Prompt. Picture Used Taken: Dunblane, Stirling (September 2009) ©DSCoremans Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay... Continue Reading →

Haiku – Words

Words will grow like seeds,if nurtured they will blossom;forgotten, rotten. 2021©DSCoremans This poem was written as a companion piece to the poem Villanelle - Hold Your Tongue, which was used as inspiration for the 13 February 2021 - Poetry Prompt. Picture Used Taken: Fallin, Stirling (November 2008) ©DSCoremans Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay Distracted.

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