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 Ten – Blitz Poem

Count your chickens Count your eggs Eggs of potential Eggs of hope Hope in the future Hope to grow a family Family of freedom Family of reconciling Reconciling misunderstandings Reconciling brokenness Brokenness of thin skin Brokenness of pride Pride in perfection Pride in knowing Knowing…

6:00 PM – Overwhelm (Hour 10)

Overwhelm (6:00 PM – Hour 10) ~ D², @d2poetry   Spinning plates Deadlines chasing  Day’s last seconds stale wind slapped By the ticking second hand Anxious heart Heavy head No room to start No space to end   ~ D², 06.26.21, 5:15 PM Copyright D…

2021 Poetry Marathon, Hour 10

As much as I like the image, I went with the text prompt for Hour 10. In keeping with the season we shall observe the ritual as we have done for many years now long enough that the practice from which we turned away has…

Facing the Moon

Death never has been my favorite song, and now I know why. With all due respect, Cat, I do not like the idea Of nothing.

Zombie Girl Walking

The transformation came so fast At a warehouse party moving dancing laughing Shoved and pushed to the floor Stench of death hit before the ferocious gnawing Tried flailing couldn’t move couldn’t grab couldn’t claw – all numb hands stopped working Tried screaming couldn’t speak couldn’t…

Haiku – A Bird

Prompt 10, Hour 10 Please listen to Moonshadow by Cat Stevens (Here’s the handy Youtube link) and then write a poem as soon as the song ends. *** Haiku – A Bird 2020©DSCoremans A bird without wings; would travel south in winter by walking on…

After Moonshadow 1/2 marathon poem #10

After Moonshadow 1/2 marathon poem #10 You lost your mind one night Playing in shadows of moonlight You lost your way back home Singing of your woes in blue tones Don’t be lost now in the dark So come inside, no need to hark Don’t…

2020 Poetry Marathon, Hour 10

The prompt for hour 10 is to listen to the Cat Stevens song ‘Moonshadow’, then write a poem. Instead, I wrote my poem while I was listening, and finished when the song did.

Battery Life

A musician with no hands. A painter with no eyes.  A poet with no tongue. A lover with no love.   Victims of desire.   No charge. New charge.  Recharge.     Hour 10, Prompt 10 The Moonshadow Challenge