Tag Archives: Sonnet

Shortest Season

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 16 “Write a touch poem.” Desperately searching for a sign of Spring, warm breeze caressing skin, hints of green. Crocus emerged with care, recedes in last fling of Winter’s whipping winds, still … Continue reading

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Light of the Lamp

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – MTB: some shadowy lines (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “Shadows are as much part of our physical landscapes as our metaphysical world and so it is no surprise that the penumbral is a recurring theme … Continue reading

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Restored

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Pounding the Pentameter! (posted by Ingrid) “As with dance, so with poetry: the underlying rhythm is a heartbeat which, if done seamlessly, should flow without feeling mechanical or stilted. So, this week, I challenge … Continue reading

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Seasons of a House

Written for: Sunday Muse #179 In Autumn leaves flutter, form a carpet ’round the house whose appearance shouts Winter. Slats seem faded and worn against gold blanket. When cold weather blows in, the frame will splinter. If only this house … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a City

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 16 “Write a City poem” In early rose-gold dawn of city how bare-boned and empty buildings seem on ghostlike streets, night workers only returning home before streets teem with nine-to-fivers, food vendors, … Continue reading

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When Our Fears Subside

When can we take our first baby steps in this upside-down world, empty streets. We may feel exposed with no mask to protect new tentative smiles, clarity of speech. Our hugs will surely bring forth tears of joy, lips will … Continue reading

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Seasonal Stirrings

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet: Childhood Christmas Sonnet “Staying within our theme (Christmas), recall a moment from your youth or a childhood memory and write it in the form of a sonnet!” We looked forward to each Christmas … Continue reading

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Respect for Dignity

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, write a what’s next poem. Do you see hope and optimism? Are you only able to see doom and dismay? Or is it possible you can … Continue reading

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Youth’s Dreams

Written for: Poetic Boomings2 – Prompt #305 – Summer Leaves? “When Summer leaves, Autumn comes rushing in. But, no one ever sings about Summer Leaves. So today I’ve listed part of the lyrics for Autumn Leaves. Use a phrase, word … Continue reading

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Seasons Scuffling By

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #36: Change of Season (posted by Rosemary) “Hello wordsmiths, this is Rosemary. And we’re in September already – so soon! Here, it’s the beginning of Spring. For most of you it’s the … Continue reading

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