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Short Sonnet poem by Raul Moreno| Details | |

Autumn Sonnets

Iambic rustles,
Composed by calico leaves:
Sonnet of the trees.

Short Sonnet poem by Wm Paul| Details | |

6-5-14

For short and pointed
When a haiku fits the bill
A sonnet won't do.

Short Sonnet poem by scott thirtyseven| Details | |

senryu 2

she crafts a sonnet
rhyming his name with colours
concludes with Dear Jack

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

WORD PICTURES

A
ballad
of mood swings-
a sonnet that
sings

The Poetry of Moonlight by E Blakelock

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

OUT FOR THE COUNT

17 syllables in a haiku
33 to an epulaeryu
11 makes a lanterne glow
10 helps a sonnet flow

Short Sonnet poem by Shirley Candy| Details | |

Divine illumination

winter breeze at night silver rays sway on the lake lonely moon sonnet

Short Sonnet poem by jack horne| Details | |

I Tried A Sonnet

I tried a sonnet
fully encouraged to write
love poems for her

*For an ex girlfriend

The Right Time: Jack Horne

Short Sonnet poem by David Williams| Details | |

Silence

My
Love 
For 
You

Is 
Pure 
And 
True

When 
I 
Am 
Dead

Nought 
Said

( A Monosyllabic Sonnet )
© DAW

Short Sonnet poem by Matthan Atherton| Details | |

Cricket

The sonnet crickets hymn Can awaken life in a day The darkness of night dim Lonesome cricket in the hay

Short Sonnet poem by Suzette Richards| Details | |

Andrea Dietrich

Andrea Dietrich In talent quite rich The queen of prose and classic sonnet A lady every inch, deserving her coronet

Short Sonnet poem by jack horne| Details | |

reading sonnet 29

reading sonnet twenty nine and trying
to put my love into words 
once thawed an ice cold heart

For David’s contest
Jack, 23rd December

Short Sonnet poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

In Search of You and I

This poem has been deleted due to possible publication.



NOTE: This is called a Keats Sonnet. The rhyme scheme goes ABCABDCABCDEDE.

Short Sonnet poem by Rollo West| Details | |

Life

Summer breeze, sun shine Swinging on the garden seat A Robins sonnet The school bus arrives out front Honey, I got some time off

Short Sonnet poem by Andrew Crisci| Details | |

SONNET

Sing weeping heart of woe
Of something too precious
Never found that sonnet
Numbed this memory
Ensued much sadness
Towards twilight of loss

Short Sonnet poem by J B| Details | |

toi et moi

a love story that needs written
a sonnet of all that I feel
a poem not yet indited
an unpublished heart
un histoire d'amour
you and me

Short Sonnet poem by Albert Ahearn| Details | |

If I were...

If I were a sonnet poem
A lover would read my proem
she’d recite all my lines
and would stress my end rhymes
and love the syllables iamb.

Short Sonnet poem by jack horne| Details | |

Itty Bitty Easter Sonnet

With plastic chicks and eggs upon it,
She looked a beauty in her bonnet,
And so I wrote an Easter sonnet.

For Andrea’s Itty Bitty contest

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

TWO BUDS THAT KISS

Poems
of childhood-
our yesterdays',
buried deep within our
todays'.


Inspired by Georg Eliot's sonnet,Brother & Sisyer (see m latest blog)

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

OUT OF CHAOS

By chance,
with providence,
the randomness in life,
metered,and free verse becomes a 
sonnet.


inspitred verse in Good samiritan prable ( Luke 6:31) and Rom 8:28

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

tabb-SUDDENLY

Out of nowhere,an idea
   Then image;
Out of this picture,a sentence,
   Then a page;
Out of the verse,a sonnet,
   Then a rhyme;
Out of this art,a hobby
   So sublime

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

A demi sonnet

No noise,silence,
the beating of my  heart,
alone,with my thoughts;
Without,I see the breeze,
soundless,active,alive,
slowly I awake,arise

to another day


a free form half sonnet

Short Sonnet poem by Charline Wan| Details | |

Your Sister

Many a day your sister’s face doth shine,
And never has her complexion dimmed;
Every time I see her, your beauty doth decline.
Your hair unruly like a tree untrimmed.

Inspired by Shakespeare's Sonnet 18

Short Sonnet poem by J B| Details | |

a new song

love plays a new song
and it is soft and sweet
although I can't read music
I can feel what is played for me 

this beautiful sonnet
with its own special score
I hear in my head
and lock in my heart

Short Sonnet poem by chris bowen| Details | |

take off limits

been it,done it,second want it.shoulda fought it,now i bought it.sonnet bout playin 
around,everybody's down,if thats the thing.wheres my wedding ring,sheen?
shoulda seen the manuever,i'd motley crue her,whoo.

Short Sonnet poem by Joel Hunt| Details | |

in

a nursery home.
from cradle to heavenly home.
we roam the sea , froth doth foam.
battles we've fought, how many knots
gone yee.   Bees in a bonnet, birds sing a sonnet.
Heavenly home , free to roam , sea no more.



Short Sonnet poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details | |

Wanting

Need
Revisited before and again
Dreams as pain
Longing like rain
On desert's dry sand,
Breeze in the heat
Refresh and hope
Words come like rain, flowing so naturally
Puzzle together a Monet
A sonnet
Wanting a dream come true.

Short Sonnet poem by Michelle Mac Donald| Details | |

Poet Tree

A leaf that tumbles in the air
And drifts upon the ground.
A person who sighs and smiles
With eyes that speak no sound.
Poetry is rooted in the earth,
And flies upon the wind.
It is not a sonnet nor a verse,
It’s a feeling from within.



Short Sonnet poem by Sara Kendrick| Details | |

Just For Fun

Rhyme Royal is half as long as sonnet
Maybe more intriguing for brevity
What can be written from under bonnet
With only seventy syllables, test one's ability
Writing rhyme royal during aridity
The C rhymes could be a short summary
New idea to share that's arbitrary

Short Sonnet poem by Michael Dom| Details | |

Inspired by Debbie Guzzie's sonnet March Goosebumps

March brushes past us, in its blustery haste

And we, who stand where Winter’s chill once laid waste,

Watch in awe, the breath of Spring ignite the earth.

Around cold Winter’s girth, warm Spring wraps its mirth.

We know, after every death, there is rebirth.

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

YOU HAVE MAIL

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me

ONE ode
TWO sonnet
THREE limerick
FOUR fibonacci
FIVE epinikion
SIX diminished hexaverse---

SEVEN epithalamium
EIGHT prothalamium
NINE epulaeryu
TEN crystalline
ELEVEN haiku
TWELVE rhyme

and a ps

Short Sonnet poem by Ernesto P. Santiago| Details | |

Poetry, Craving...


‘Bout
you, I’ve 
penned so much, 

my
fingers 
ache, typing
 
in 
countless 
forms, such as:

rhyme, sonnet, acrostic,

verse,
quatrain,
and free-verse---

just
to name 
a few, though 

they’ve
bled, but 
not fed up 

...from craving, for your lips!


Short Sonnet poem by chris bowen| Details | |

body earth

girls want some jerk to whats worth the picks on strings,many things give wings 
but this,this is free,body earth allowing me my girth,without worth do i splert the 
four corners of viona's and belong to a song sonnet,be on it,this train aint 
stoppin.no more floor moppin,right,cuz?

Short Sonnet poem by daver austin| Details | |

DREAM CATCHER (for Andrea)

DREAM CATCHER (for Andrea)

Lover of the sonnet she
And fond also of Etheree
Has her certain way with words
That one may catch semantically

I ken she is a kindred soul
Our lineal eddies mingle    flow
And seek out those who listen close
That we all might dream-catching go
 

Short Sonnet poem by Joseph Granda-Padron| Details | |

Infatuation

Ummmm….
And the rush     of it
The song in your smile
Ummmm…. I understand
The meaning of having
But never having
The thought of you here
And not….
Ummmm….
I don’t expect anything     from you
But my      sweet sonnet      of 
Passion     I’ll never possess
I wish you’d allow me to.

Short Sonnet poem by MC MC| Details | |

Verse Lines

Verse lines designed to delight
O, how these can ev'r cure
 the sorrows in the night
A sonnet to slip you into a dream
A limerick for laughs and a healthful beam
your soulful eye yearning to dance away defeats
as you hustle to absorb the rhymes and little upbeats.


Copyright McCuen 2008

Short Sonnet poem by stephen clarke| Details | |

Albatross


 
Masterfully mounting ocean winds 
unperturbed by turbulence.
Vibrant in the charcoal skies, 
looming o'er cream tipped surf.
Hear his song a shrill sonnet, 
a beckon to those lost at sea.
He pilots only eyes observant,
a luminescent visual cue.
Ushering hapless tide swept souls
 
Into the lands embrace

Short Sonnet poem by Thomas Stanton| Details | |

Donald, who wrote me a sonnet


 Epiphany 

I 

Was 

Born 

An 

Insect 

Resurrected 

Mind 

A 

Shell 

Military 

Eye 

Ebb 

So 

 

Wanda 

Sauce 

On 

The 

Salad 

And 

Rye 

Nibbling 

Every 

Little 

Wafer 

Comes 

By 

Nights 

Blue 

Twigh light 

You 

Knew

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

A sonnet-my God for me

A SONNET-My God for me
My God for me-
set me free
never cease
to bring me peace

My God for me-
eyes to see
truth,from lies
or hope-less lives

My God for me-
life anew
wholesness,joy
none can destroy

My God for me...
Hung on a tree

inspires by phrase from C Rossetti's poem-Long Barren


Short Sonnet poem by Matt Ancient| Details | |

A sonnet of love V

love is finding
someone trust worthy
someone with inner beauty
that special someone
to set me free
and make me happy
her beauty sparkles
each moment the stars twinkles
the sound of her voice playing me a jingle
saying am single
and ready to mingle
she is the love of my life
and i can't wait 
to make her my wife

Short Sonnet poem by Matt Ancient| Details | |

A sonnet of love IV

time travels so fast
and we quickly forget the past
I  thank God at last
yesterday you were my baby
now my lady
tomorrow you will be my fiance
and later in life
i shall call you my wife
diamonds are forever
i shall put a diamond ring 
on your finger
for better or worst
we will be together
for our love is forever

Short Sonnet poem by Danesh Morgan| Details | |

In a world of magic and logic

In a world of magic,
Silent speaks across the winds,
Where trees scatter news,
Of places with loving beings.

In a world of logic,
Gossips speaks together with sins,
Are spread by sweeten lips,
With countless sorrow and pain.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~POETESS 
DARKLY
A Sonnet In The Wind~contest

Short Sonnet poem by Anthony Onyeka| Details | |

charles melody

I know a charles called melody
like the melody in my heart
the ink in my pen
A lighten ink
to ignite their passion 
A passion for change
the man in the center 
He's not a mentor
but an icon 
he bears the mark of the most highe
people call him charlse
but i call him sir
these is just a sonnet
but for him charlse melody

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

vignette-TYPO GRAPHICAL text

In 1894 EDWARD ESTLIN CUMMINGS was born
when capital letters were the 'norm'-
With inventive and original verse,
Gaps,spaces,drop margins he then did try
and much use of the lower-case i
EE's many  little poetic tricks
sure makes him my maverick!

Note Cyndi
one of my 5 line vignette form
changed to a demi-sonnet form

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

A Mutual passion

No words, can true love express,
nor verse,fine sonnet or song,
the need,the longing to give;
No touch, can true love relieve,
nor kiss,cuddle or caress
the desire,to quench this fire
to have,receive and believe;
No comfort,can true love keep,
in letter or token lock
our longing to receive.


Brian Romance  22 Dec 11


Short Sonnet poem by Katherine Stella| Details | |

Tall Tales

With muse in hand I must come up with great stories
That it keeps it's seeker longing for more of it's caption
free verse sonnet haiku or just stopping on by
I'm sure that there's something you may find very interesting




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Poulter's Measure
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Short Sonnet poem by Matt Ancient| Details | |

A sonnet of love I


As the lion searches for it prey 
So have i long for thee 
Sorry my anger drove you away 
For with you behind me 
Made me more comfortable 
Why did i act a fool 
You are adorable 
But i betrayed you 
I was carried away 
Like a feather 
I was discourage 
By the bad weather 
You were a good pair 
But i did not treat you fair

Short Sonnet poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

kuhlmann-SPRING

Come Day:warmth,white,blooms:
                                            at play


kuhlmann is a verse poem of two phrases interspered with three related monosyllabic stem-
words(nouns,adjectives etc)with an integral title.The label and form is derived from the 
baroque poet Qiorinus Kuhlmann's sonnet form Love-kiss XLI

Short Sonnet poem by Matt Ancient| Details | |

A sonnet of love VII

they say i do not live in a mansion
neither do i have
a huge salary paid occupation
and poverty is my accreditation
so i do not deserve love
but what is love
and who is love for
the poor begs for love
the rich mistreat love
some have it all
but they don't have love
others have love
but do not no how
to treat love

Short Sonnet poem by Keith Bickerstaffe| Details | |

Shades

the order of the iambic pentameter,
the chaos of the totally unmetrical,
the logical conception of a piece by Bach,
the frenzied wailing of the later John Coltrane,
the predictability of the sonnet form,
the convoluted voices of free verse,
the yin the yang, the shade the sheen,
and all the vibrant shades that lie between!

Short Sonnet poem by Keith Bickerstaffe| Details | |

shades

the order of the iambic pentameter,
the chaos of the totally unmetrical,
the logical conception of a piece by Bach,
the frenzied wailing of the later John Coltrane,
the predictability of the sonnet form,
the convoluted voices of free verse,
the yin the yang, the shade the sheen,
and all the vibrant shades that lie between!

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