Tag Archives: Sonnet

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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Sacred Shell

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Iambic Pentameter  (posted by Frank) “The challenge today is to write lines of iambic pentameter, lines with five iambic feet. They do not have to rhyme. They do not have to … Continue reading

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Particularly Purple

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini Challenge  (posted by Kim) – “A Rainbow Of Sonnets” “This weekend I would like you to write a NEW sonnet based on a colour of your choice. It could be … Continue reading

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Sunset Sonnet

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Sunset  (posted by Sumana) The sunset is a short-lived period that begins in the evening and also ends there creating perhaps a moment of pause, a time for stress release. It definitely wipes out the … Continue reading

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Love Cut Short

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 17 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love/anti-love poem. She was the only true love of his life, never a question–they belonged together. In their youth, she was sure she’d become his … Continue reading

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Where Am I?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “This One’s On Me”  (posted by Paul) We are of course a pub where only virtual drinks are drunk and where the the real selection on offer is the talent of the group … Continue reading

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Always, Grace

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Grace  (posted by Paul) “What does the word Grace conjure up for you? How does it manifest in your life? In your writing? How might you weave it into a poem?” She radiated an … Continue reading

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Smaller Family

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Celebration  (posted by Sumana Roy) There’s no dearth of celebrations in this world. From the tiniest particle to the cosmos is in a mood of celebration. For people everywhere there are funny, bizarre, interesting, solemn, … Continue reading

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Any Age

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a sonnet or other traditional form poem and/or write an anti-sonnet or anti-traditional form poem. I look back with nostalgia at childhood memories, wearing rose-colored glasses. Life … Continue reading

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A Forward Looking Man

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge For today’s prompt, write a new day poem. Often, I think of a new day meaning a positive move in a new direction. However, it could be the opposite. Or it could … Continue reading

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