Tag Archives: Sonnet

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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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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