Diamante – Memories/Dreams

Memories.Happy and sad;joyful, hurtful, powerful.You created them. Came to you realised.Lingering, enjoyable, distractinginspiring and scary.Dreams. 2019©DSCoremans Author's Note: Diamante is a beautiful form. It's all about balance and juxtaposition of binary opposites. I like the order and and visual balance of this form. Dreams can be fantastically inspiring as can memories and trying to discern... Continue Reading →

Poetry Prompt – 07 Sept 2020

Monday 07 September 2020 Use the picture provided as inspiration, or write a poem about a vivid dream or memory.DS Coremans, Forever Distracted By Life Picture Used Taken: Skye, Scotland (October, 2013) ©DSCoremans

Zanze – You Are Not Here

Now; you are not here to guide me.Small decisions are hard to make.I stand without you beside me;I fear I might make a mistake. Now you are not here tooffer your sage advice;that which I learn is newbut comes at such a price. Now you are notphysically here,and I forgotmy path is clear. Now youcan... Continue Reading →

Poetry Prompt – 06 Sept 2020

Sunday 06 September 2020 Use the picture provided as inspiration, or write a poem about a conversation you would like to have.DS Coremans, Forever Distracted By Life Author's Note: I normally try to put prompts out earlier in the day. However today's poetry prompt is an evening prompt due to my attentions being focused on... Continue Reading →

Senryu – Waiting

Unsure what to do.Waiting; a valid optionbut don’t wait too long. 2020©DSCoremans Author's Note: Today's poem is short and sweet, but also felt right when I found it alongside some other development work I hadn't looked at for a while.Due to time constraints I've been uploading each of the prompts the night before they are... Continue Reading →

Poetry Prompt – 05 Sept 2020

Saturday 05 September 2020 Use the picture provided as inspiration, or write a poem about waiting for a long period of time.DS Coremans, Forever Distracted By Life Picture Used Taken: Skye, Scotland (April, 2010) ©DSCoremans

Villanelle – The Plight of the Empath

I don’t need forever; just a one-night stand.I am a disposable plastic cup, used once and discardedon this night with nothing, you can understand. An organised fight, grown out of hand;to feel, emotion, without feeling bombarded.I don’t need forever; just a one night stand. Accepting trouble with no reprimandis an unlocked vault, left unguarded.A night... Continue Reading →

Poetry Prompt – 04 Sept 2020

Friday 04 September 2020 Use the picture provided as inspiration, or write a poem about something which has been thrown away or discarded.DS Coremans, Forever Distracted By Life Picture Used Taken: Arran, Scotland (July, 2015) ©DSCoremans

Villanelle – A Rose

When I gave my love a rose,they used the thorns to make me bleedand my heart, I had to close. Now no feeling do I show;I am just waiting to be freed,when I give my love a rose. Inside a darkness growsand I hoard it with greed,with my heart, which I have closed. Darkness only... Continue Reading →

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