A Sonnet: Goodbye Mother

The difference between sickness and death, The same as breathing and that final breath. Remarkable in its finality, Comfort and grief, a strange duality.   From my world of hurt, pain unlike any other Repress the pain of losing a mother. It cannot be done I have come to learn To get by yourself you …

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Coming Home

As part of my course, I have been developing my writing skills, in particular, we have been looking at short fiction. The following is my first attempt at crafting a piece of Horror flash-fiction capped at 500 words. Coming Home by D.S.Coremans Shock and surprise adorned the face of the dead man who lay in …

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The Unexpected Visitor

I recently entered a short fiction competition which is held every month. The challenge: to write a 50-word story based around a prompt. While I didn't win this one, I did come to learn that I had received a 'special mention' on the website. http://scottishbooktrust.com/reading/the-50-word-fiction-competition This is my entry: News of his arrival reached me …

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