Tag Archives: Sonnet

Updating Dad (a sonnet)

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #295 – Yesterday and Today “Today is Father’s Day. As we did with Mom back in May, we can pay homage to the man who had a hand in giving us our start. Write … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Came Home A Soldier

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 10 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank) Who (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Seasonal Affects

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Sonnet “Today we revisit an old classic – the Sonnet! The SONNET is a poem that consists of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite … Continue reading

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A Hole of Hurt

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 17 “For today’s prompt, write a health poem. It can be about any sort of health: mental, physical, psychological, emotional, etc. Or the health of your stock portfolio or … Continue reading

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A September Morning

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #9  (posted by Toni) “I am making this short and sweet: write about an anniversary or several in one poem. Let’s try our best to make this true poetry instead of prose broken into lines. Fireblossom … Continue reading

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Passion’s Dance

Written for Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 16 Two-for-Tuesday Write a catch poem. Catch a cold, a ball, a fish, or someone’s eye. Write a release poem. Release your anger, a ball, a fish, or someone’s head … Continue reading

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Sugared Strawberries

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed:  Late March Edition (posted by Sanaa) Greetings poets, wayfarers and friends. As we bid farewell to the month of March I am reminded of poems by Algernon who was one … Continue reading

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Outward Appearances

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Enjambment in Sonnets”  (posted by Jilly) “The use of punctuation in poetry, especially when it is read aloud, is just as essential as it is in prose, but many of us … Continue reading

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An Aging Sonnet

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Forms:  The Sonnet – (posted by Bjorn) “With a new year comes changes and new goals to deliver. Given the success of our last book project we have discussed to create a book … Continue reading

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After Summer Love

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 Write a glorious poem. Too fresh in his mind are those glorious days of summer strolls when they walked on the moon it seemed, floating off ground in … Continue reading

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