Missing gift

Missing my cat quizzical and excited. She had a fierce style attitude for days When she purred I felt happy

Sonnet – A Gift

Prompt 24, Hour 24 Write a poem about a gift, real or imagined, fantastical or boring. *** Sonnet – A Gift 2020©DSCoremans My most expensive item of foot wear Happens to be a pair of leather shoes Not black, or brown; but reds, and greens,…

The Money Stone

I was walking along a Florida beach when a man approached just to talk. I’d walked many miles, all the way from Miami to somewhere north of there. I’m not sure where I was. The post 9/11 world was fuzzy back then; And, my mind…

The Greatest Gift

The greatest gift I’ve ever received was the day that we learned our son Gabe was conceived. Such incredible wonder on the day he was born– such a sweet happiness when we brought our son home. Each day was a gift and such a deep…

Beatrix’s Rocks

“Look at this!” She said grabbing a rock out of the riverbed.   My mouth drops open/ I sing its praises.   She finds another one. And another.   One black. One red. One smooth.   Each rock is special, Each rock must be worshipped…

8:00 am – Angry and Tired (Hour 24)

I’m no longer patient with Your white fragility I’m no longer understating of your need to be treated right I’m no longer okay with making you comfortable I’m no longer satisfied being complacent and nice because the privilege of your fragility needs comfort my complacency…

Living on a Prayer (prompt 30, Hour 24)

My family was never really religious. We were a mixed family, Catholic and Assembly of God. Both had strict dogmas that prevented them from marrying outside their faiths, so, of course, that is what Mom and Dad wanted to do. They succeeded. The Catholics won,…

FINISHED (8:00 AM) – edit done (Hour 24)

~ D², @d2poetry Finally, reached the goal in step with what was done before now focus on the job make sure no more time is robbed sharing has been a joy hopefully, catalyst for more though so many were rushed done they will be after…

Lessons From the Muppet Show

Pluck Tweeze Trim I vow to never emulate the facial hair of the best drummer in the world Animal Due diligence is required These brows must be kept in check 24 hours of avoidance may require emergency maintenance