Villanelle – We Say Goodbye

Triolet - Love Goes OnOur love goes oneternally strongeras the day is longour love goes on.It may feel wrongas days grow longerbut our love goes on,eternally stronger.2021©DSCoremans Villanelle - We Say Goodbye With a heavy heart, we say goodbye knowing we will see you once more. For now, for you, we pray and we cry.... Continue Reading →

Free Verse – Struggle

I am trying, as only the god can attest, I am trying. I don't always realise how far I've come, then I find poems like this one which remind me of how much I have accomplished in a relatively short space of time.I wrote 'Struggle' in December of 2018, my mother had just passed away... Continue Reading →

Sonnet – Sleepwalker

Even when awake, I see he sleepwalks;he tries so hard to move from day to day,but his barriers never go away.He tries so hard to hide it when he talks; if people saw the truth they would be shockedthat behind the laughter, smiling and playis a man who from his own path has strayedand now... Continue Reading →

Sonnet: A Mother

A daughter, sister, friend and a lover, She was all of this before a mother. From a child she became a woman grown Her precious time was rarely spent alone.   Inherently passionate and caring, Above all else she was kind and sharing, Of her love, her time and all she could give, Through the... Continue Reading →

Sonnet: Lost Tradition

White-clad cottages, stand like dominoes Each one integral, each one unique The land they stand on archaic, antique Their owners tend to the cattle who low,   In the communal fields shared down below The seeds of grass, stolen by a crow’s beak Returning to a nest over a creek, Does little to the fields.... Continue Reading →

Sonnet: Goodbye Mother

The difference between sickness and death, The same as breathing and that final breath. Remarkable in its finality, Comfort and grief, a strange duality.   From my world of hurt, pain unlike any other Repress the pain of losing a mother. It cannot be done I have come to learn To get by yourself you... Continue Reading →

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