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An italian sonnet is a form of sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba followed by six lines with a rhyme pattern of cdecde or cdcdcd, but there is more to an italian sonnet. What is italian sonnet in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member Picking Blackberries
Farther down the glade beyond Myrtle Creek Where, as a kid, I went hunting for raspberries, We discovered a ripening patch of blackberries Grandmother and I went there for a solid week. One early morning we heard a frightful...Read More
Categories: adventure, fruit, grandmother, nature,
Form: Italian Sonnet



A Father's Day Portrait
In your earliest days, I had seen you Look across the room from a rocking chair. Over the carpet, you would crawl to where Very small toys were gathered in your view. Every year, you always steadily grew; You learned...Read More
Categories: appreciation, child, children, daughter,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member As Others See Us
If we could see ourselves through others' eyes, Without instinctively making excuse For the many times we have been obtuse, Seeking our embarrassment to disguise, We would probably be so much more wise, Stupid mistakes we might learn to reduce, And...Read More
Categories: allusion, care, cool, wisdom,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Wanderers
Wanderers follow a wandering star, They follow bright rainbows that never end, They never quite reach that alluring bend, Somehow or other, it's always too far. For such folk the door stands always ajar, For quick departure is always the...Read More
Categories: dream, fire, home, love,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member To My Dying Companion
Come sit beside me in the sunshine’s golden rays Tell me what special secrets lie hidden in your heart Things you need to tell me before you from me depart About the things you thought...Read More
Categories: devotion, loss, love, wife,
Form: Italian Sonnet



MICHELANGELO: Modern English Translations
MICHELANGELO: Modern English Translations Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) is considered by many experts to be the greatest artist and sculptor of all time. These are modern English translations of his poems and epigrams by Michael R. Burch. SONNET:...Read More
Categories: art, beauty, light, love,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Bird Of War
This...Read More
Categories: bird, death, men, war,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Intense Scents
The fresh scent of gum leaves after the rain, The fragrance wattle puts forth in the spring, During its lovely golden blossoming, The sharp tang that lemon juice can maintain, Lavender, for both scent and colouring, Crisp redolence of apples'...Read More
Categories: allusion, drink, flower, food,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Chronicles Of Our Nations Surmountable Palava
CHRONICLES OF OUR NATIONS SURMOUNTABLE PALAVA Our currency mirrors my area and the state of our beloved Nigeria; Worthless. Hopeless but a resurgent oneness. The government parastatals are clueless, But it's still our nation, more or less. Despite holding so...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, corruption, extended
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member A SECOND HELPING
Of the dark, offered in the morning cup, and the chill of salted caramel cream, spooning after an impervious dream and clink-clink spell of alarum abrupt, comes the ceramic to sip, birdsong up. Fruity-caffeine drips into the bloodstream. Imagery from a...Read More
Categories: drink, morning, sensual,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Headlong Flight
I am fleeing from the house of the dead, That miserable place so full of ghosts, Such silent, uncommunicative hosts, Their cold indifference I had learned to dread. I was kidnapped days ago from my bed, For no bolts and...Read More
Categories: death, horror, house, prison,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member I Long for Thy Truant Inspiration
I long for thy truant inspiration, O Muse, for I've felt thy absence too long! Empower me to sing a new, gay song: that...Read More
Categories: creation, inspiration, life, muse,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Truncated Sonnet: ''A Sonnet Begets Life''
A Sonnet begets life. Joy, her child, leaves her womb, songs that transcend the tomb and dull the Reaper's scythe! Ah! Joy belittles strife; such...Read More
Categories: desire, extended metaphor, joy,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Paint Your Day
When the wind whistles, and the rain beats down, Take out your palette of make-believe paint, Add vivid colour to that which is faint, Make blue all the grey, make gold all the brown; Add to your picture a...Read More
Categories: blue, color, day, rain,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Alone in the Forest
Lost among the dense pine trees an eerie mist consumes the night, and hides my path from Luna’s light as air is thick without a breeze. I feel an angst I can’t deny while searching clues upon the ground; I hear...Read More
Categories: angst, dark, loneliness,
Form: Italian Sonnet

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