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A curtal sonnet is a form of eleven-line sonnet following a abcabc dcbdc or abcabc dbcdc format and invented by Gerard Manley Hopkins, but there is more to a curtal sonnet. What is curtal sonnet in poetry (complete definition)?

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Premium Member A Monarch in Flight
Not easily followed, a monarch’s flight Delicate and dainty in so many ways. Jealous of course is Mr. Worker Bee She is lithe and lovely, pretty and light. Wondering if she will last ‘til end of days. She flutters past...Read More
Categories: butterfly,
Form: Curtal Sonnet

Premium Member Pale Orange
I can recall that when I was a child, I was given orange juice watered down, Something I did no enjoy, but endure, The taste, I found, was decidedly mild, Likened not to orange, but to pale brown: As a...Read More
Categories: age, allusion, child, drink,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Close The Curtains
Close the curtains. Do not expose your heart To all the misery that is out there, It would be better for you not to feel As though the whole world is falling apart; It is about time you...Read More
Categories: care, feelings, heart, sad,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Small Exiles
The year edges nearer to completion, Another Christmas to be endured, With the usual commercial outlay, Including much unwise repletion From the junk food to which we are lured; On this overtly self-indulgent day, To celebrate the faith's loveliest child, Who never...Read More
Categories: children, christmas, faith, food,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member That Day
A timid glance had caught my eyes that day, Her lovely smile had caused my face to blush. I walked her home at evening meeting's end, Discussing simple things along the way. Her lively laugh had caused my...Read More
Categories: love, marriage, romance, romantic,
Form: Curtal Sonnet

Premium Member Eagle Eye
To live now is to live with suspicion, To be always within official view, Fear of terrorism is the excuse; Such techniques as facial recognition To prove that I am me, and you are you, Not some crazed fanatic bent...Read More
Categories: abuse, age, identity, leadership,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Bound for Wales
He'd set off in the middle of the night in order to escape the traffic peak whilst we three children with sweet dreams were blessed. Dear Dad drove through the darkness into light but when his muscles ached and...Read More
Categories: holiday,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Ready to Confess
Cop stopped us and we were guilty as truth. I thought I might need some money for bail. But God had better plans for I am blessed. Batted our eyes, which always works for Ruth. A fine supersized fantastical...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
A Winter Evening Commute
The winter darkness falls before the day Has run its course, long ere the eyes of those Who labor seek surcease from weariness. The home-bound traffic winds its halting way Beneath the moon-bound Evening Star and slows— A mess. And so...Read More
Categories: business, home, moon, planet,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
I've never been what you'd call outspoken; my approach is to hang back and take note. Perceiving injustice my heart cried, "Quit!" but in fear, I lingered, silence unbroken. Unwilling, my voice stayed stuck in my throat - unfit. Insults and...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, anti bullying,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Curtailed
His memory is beginning to fade there are moments when he forgets her name though they’ve been married for thirty-five years. Through it all she maintains a bright charade because she knows, there is no...Read More
Categories: age, love, memory,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Big Freeze Winter 1962-63 England
School was out for annual Christmas break Ice and snow hung around many a week A friend and I did what one should not do Went onto a frozen canal to skate Some lads we knew were giving...Read More
Categories: christmas, fear, hero, winter,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member The day I almost died
It was pouring, nightfall o'er the wet streets, On a bike we rode, hurry to go home The road was muddy, street lights hazy, blind Pitch black all around where our eyes would meet A sudden break!...Read More
Categories: body, clothes, dark, night,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Romance 'neath a Full Moon
Our first kiss whetted my hunger and thirst I was a budding rose at your first touch Love bloomed in the garden for me that night With such affection, my heart was unversed Romance 'neath a full moon... there...Read More
Categories: romance,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member The Last Leaf
A grey, lonely leaf sighs holding a stem Sobbing, and pleading to let him remain — To stay, a day more, to see sun's next dawn. My guru, an uncle, a beacon - gem, My guiding star, I saw...Read More
Categories: death, farewell, nature,
Form: Curtal Sonnet

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