Hour 15: Sonnet – When

Sonnet – When   When you asked me for help, but I said no. When you wanted to go, but chose to stay. When I cried so hard my eyes would seem grey. When I wanted, but didn’t believe it so.   When my heart…

11:00 PM – The Space (Hour 15)

The Space (11:00 PM – Hour 15) ~ D², @d2poetry   Too crowded to create not by things, but attachments I need the freedom  from responsibilities deadlines and expectations tunnel vision lined with infinite boundaries thoughts bouncing like  happy echos dissipating untouched a bottomless pit…

Hour 15 – Yes

Yes Yes, is such a hope-filled word I wish I had said Yes to Brant when he was tangled in the emotions of being an 8-year-old from a broken family. Yes, to being the kind of teacher that gave him permission to be “naughty” (whatever…

Aerophobia

Earthbound wish to fly is a tale I tell myself In truth, Pan-ic is the name of the demon hiding in my aerophobia lobe Whispering dark thoughts: Too much traffic, you’ll miss your flight A storm is brewing, the plane could crash You’ll be profiled…

Handsome Guardian

He was huge, my guardian Sent my way by who knows who Big people no doubt. Concerned with my safety, no doubt. Or perhaps concerned I might explode? Who knows… Mountains of molehills if that be the case. I am not like the terds not…

Villanelle – First Flight

Prompt 15, Hour 15 There are very few poems about air travel, even though there are a lot about driving, train travel, and subway commuting. Your prompt this hour is to write a poem about a plane trip. *** Villanelle – First Flight 2020©DSCoremans The…

Writhing on Rob

I was 16,  We were coming home from Germany. Six weeks of milk from the cow on the corner, Basketball with cute boys,  And a Holocaust camp.   It was a long plane ride home. I sat on my best friend’s lap, And writhed on…

11:00 pm – Trust (Hour 15) – DONE

tender spots open yet safe Deciphering motives unnecessary your authenticity seen & appreciated loved not tolerated mistakes, corrected with grace your flaws, affectionately respected an invitation into your world wholeheartedly accepted    

The Universe (prompt 18 and 19, Hour 15)

Physicists claim the universe is shaped like a soccer ball, and we are inside, with holograms coating the boundaries,  projecting all possible angles of view, individual and complete like Indra’s net. Physicists claim that black holes extrude through the walls of space-time like scattered spikes…

ANGEL CUM DEVIL

Ruled by the others she was till date, Serene and innocent. A damsel indeed; Attempting to prevent apocalypse, With a smile on her face. But she was made to write her own fate Growing in the shadow of the apocalypse, Strong and fierce she became,…