Hour 14: Sonnet – Children

Sonnet – Children   I can’t, bring myself to write about them; children I wanted, but will never have. Ignore that I will never hear them laugh, on them I gave up, I do not know when.   Perhaps, because I only have friends kept…

Hour 13: Villanelle – A Friend to Guide Me

Villanelle – A Friend to Guide Me   Can I greet you as a friend I may not recognise, but will know you when you come for me at the end.   Going where others cannot send anything other than their love. Can I greet…

Hour 12: Nonet – Coffee Time

Nonet – Coffee Time   Catching up, half-way, if not the end feels better than falling behind. Not ready yet, to give up, but now so very tired. Had one more coffee, but still want more not enough coffee time.   2021©DSCoremans Poem 12 of…

Hour 10: Sonnet – Winter Trip

Sonnet – Winter Trip   I prefer holidays in the Winter. Short and quick walks in the fresh falling snow, basking in the warmth of a new fire’s glow, the smell of wood from each log and splinter.   Beauty never captured by a printer;…

Hour 11: Free Verse – The Friendly Forest Ranger

Free Verse – The Friendly Forest Ranger In the woods on the edge of town lives a friendly forest ranger. The animals all call him friend to them he is no stranger.   One day the woods were torn asunder replaced with a skyscraper. Bringing…

Hour 9: Sonnet – Good Advice

Sonnet – Good Advice   “Live each day as though life has just begun,” worry not about telling the story, nor how you will seek your lasting glory for life is not for sorrow but for fun.   This is your race, so find a…

Hour 8: Sonnet – Kidnapped (RLS)

Sonnet – Kidnapped (RLS)   A boy earns the right to become a man By learning many different kinds of truth Ignoring the lessons learned in his youth and many times thwarted before he can   Considers giving himself up as damned His foreign culture…

Hour 7: The Bop – Normal

The Bop – Normal   Sleepless nights followed by long days inside all of the time not enough money and no time to work for it always busy, exhausted…   …this is just my normal life.   Pandemic, just another reason to stay inside is…

Hour 6: Verse Form – Movement with Legs and Feet

Verse Form – Movement with Legs and Feet   One step, then two follow the foot, follow the shoe toes go forward, arms go back carried toward, and sometimes back   sometimes fast, and sometimes slow; gets you where you need to go heel to…

Hour 5: Zanze – Lend Me Your Ears

Zanze – Lend Me Your Ears   Lend me your ears, till I tell you a story you know to be true. A memory buried in time; forgetting is never a crime.   Lend me your ears till I work up the nerve to cry;…