Free Verse – Holiday At Home

Prompt 18, Hour 18 Write a narrative poem set during a holiday. It could be a poem based on your own lived experience or it could be an imagined event. A narrative poem is a poem that tells a story, but the story does not…

Free Verse – A Word I Will Not Say

Prompt 16, Hour 16 Write a poem about love, without ever using the word love in it. *** Free Verse – A Word I Will Not Say 2020©DSCoremans I said it; long before him. An accident, words I did not mean to say. Just three…

Free Verse – Goldilocks

Prompt 9, Hour 9 Write a poem containing at least five of the following ten words. If you want it can include all ten words. If this prompt seems at all familiar, it is probably because we do it every year, just with different words….

Free Verse – By The Hands of Men

Prompt 8, Hour 8 Emoji Poetry – prompt contributed by Jennifer Faylor Look at these emoji versions of poems and write a poem by translating one of them back into verse. You can deviate from translating at any point if a poem takes off in a different…

Free Verse – My Ideal Day

Prompt 6, Hour 6 Write about your ideal day using only imagery and sensory details. It is fine if it is fragmentary. *** Free Verse – My Ideal Day 2020©DSCoremans My ideal day begins slow, cool air trickles in tracks through open windows forcing out,…

Growing distress

Over the moor I stood alone Giving the staring look to all That was reduced to ashes Within fraction of seconds.   My eyes were moistened As I was  shackled with grip Seeing my own family in the apocalypse That engulfed the nation complete.

Hour 22 – A Title

The Night is for Sleeping “Come to my window tonight.” These were her words. An invitation offered, But declined. The night is for sleeping. She laughed the first time, Then cried at the second. By three she was angry; There was no fourth. The night…

#8 – Have you seen my boxes?

sometimes i wonder if anyone has actually seen me i know with obvious senses they have whether through sight, smell, taste or touch but have they SEEN me the parts that sometimes aren’t what they appear the parts they have to engage look for dust…