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.

Cinquain – Words

You maysay anything,but that does not give youimpunity, for all the wordsyou say. 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.... Continue Reading →

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 →

Poetry Prompt – 13 February 2021

Saturday 13 February 2021 Use the picture provided as inspiration, or write a poem about keeping something secret.DS Coremans, Forever Distracted By Life Picture Used Taken: Fallin, Stirling (November 2008) ©DSCoremans Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay Distracted.

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 →

Poetry Prompt – 12 February 2021

Friday 12 February 2021 Use the picture as inspiration, or write a poem about something you are afraid of. DS Coremans, Forever Distracted By Life Picture Used Taken: Florida, USA (September 2008) ©DSCoremans Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay Distracted.

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.

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