May Musings – Shout Into the Void

"The words you say often mean less than your silence. Silence. The only thing people want to hear, other than their own words."DS Coremans Written: Monday 10 May 2021 - 16:08 Shout. Shout loud. Shout loud into the Void. The echoes will return. To you if no one else. The pain in knowing, that your... Continue Reading →

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 →

May Musings – I Care Too Much

"The crux of being a full-time carer for a family member, of the family I was born into, is that I will never have a family of my own."DS Coremans Written: Monday 10 May 2021 - 13:42 I’ll likely never work in care again. I have accepted this. Grudgingly. What makes it difficult is that... Continue Reading →

May Musings – It’s Over

"The truth is there has been a wait for so many things ‘to be over’ for such a long time, that we have begun to wish our lives away."DS Coremans Written: Tuesday, 04 May 2021 - 18:16 I’m given to understand that “it’s over,” though what it is I can’t be sure. The truth is... 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 →

February Musings – Failure

Is there such a thing as failure if you can continue to try. Failed attempts, but of course, failed starts, failed projects? I wonder that these things are less certain. A failed start implies a sense of expectation of failure to begin, few go into ventures that they believe will fail, even when things go... Continue Reading →

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