Villanelle – Hold Your Tongue

Have I gone blind; or just lost sightof an unplanned destination?Having held my tongue I feel contrite. I am the darkest part of night;I have fed on hesitation.Have I gone blind or just lost sight? Spitting words like venom when I fight,I don’t speak of devastation.Having held my tongue I feel contrite. My bark is... Continue Reading →

Sonnet – Like Atlas

Upon my shoulders the world has been placed;my burden, against my will and protest.I, a bird, return to an empty nest;my potential plundered, and then displaced. The badge I wear leaves me feeling disgraced,revolted by the skin in which I’m dressed.My path and progression have both been pressedand I am hollowed by my hate and... Continue Reading →

Cinquain – Fear

Do notspeak about fear,for doing so makes real,all you may have wished to ignoreunleashed. 2021©DSCoremans Picture Used Taken: (Radiohead) Glasgow Green, Scotland (June 2008) ©DSCoremans Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay Distracted.

Senryu – Fear

I will lose them bothbefore I can find myself.I must be ready. 2021©DSCoremans Picture Used Taken: (Radiohead) Glasgow Green, Scotland (June 2008) ©DSCoremans Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay Distracted.

The Bop – Where I Should Be

Sometimes I writewithout intention;waiting to seewhat happensnaturally, or not,I go with the flow, I arrive where I should be. Without preparationI am left unsteadyand though I tryI am never sure, where I should be.It fills my head with angstwhen I think about you, instead of meyet every choice along the journey,is one I would make... Continue Reading →

Villanelle – Return Me To My Chamber

Return me to my chamberfor it has only been a yearand I must avoid the danger. The present lurking strangeris a harbinger of fear,so return me to my chamber. The safety of a mangersaw out the first New Year,as we avoid the danger. Reality grows stranger;all our problems disappear.Now, return me to my chamber. Soon... Continue Reading →

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