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Premium Member Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift
I.
Treasures That May Be Found In Destiny's New Shift

( Mille viri sententia agere nescit donec suscipit calamum scribere.)

For a brief spell, I hung my hammock in the shade
of the ancient tall oak tree, that God's...

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Categories: sonnet, appreciation, art, blessing, care, dedication, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of the eminent Brahmin poet: Cuppiramania Bharathiyar (cf. two poems of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anti bullying, patriotic, political, racism, , literature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets - Part Two
(continued from A Year Of Months (January-June)
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/heroic_crown_of_sonnets_-_part_one_772928


A Year Of Months (July-December)

8. July

July now follows summer's song of June;
with sun ablaze, her days are humid, warm.
Great time to languish in the afternoon,
and later, watch an evening...

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Categories: sonnet, earth, seasons, thanksgiving day,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member JOURNEY COMPANIONS: THE FRIEND SONNETS PART II
HEROES

Near somber guards, units of children heap 
dead leaves, naive to any else fallen.
Friend, you chuckle, but your posture speaks
of duty on this day of contradictions.

Firefighters bow heads in silent paean, 
while polished trucks stand...

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Categories: friend, hero, places, poetry, integrity, , memorial,
Form: Sonnet
MY X-MAS WISH TO SANTA, MY LETTER TO SANTA, KEEP THE WORST BUDDY
                                  ...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, christmas, forgiveness, friendship, giving, truth,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Favorite Recurring Nightmares Part 1
Don't you think that this title is darkly divine?
But, of course, there will have to be weirdness that’s funny,
Though my nightmares are many and have complex arcs
There’s some risk here I might have to work...

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Categories: sonnet, anxiety, crazy, fun, funeral, holocaust, humorous, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Last Plague - The Sonnet Style

~ Sonnet: The Last Plague ~
(New English Sonnet)


And the Lord said to Moses that day 
That He'd bring onto Egypt one more plague 
After this Pharaoh will let go, open cage 
He'll drive you out...

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Categories: sonnet, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jane Eyre Crown
This is a Crown of Sonnets I wrote about one of my favorite books and movies (the version in 1943 with Liz Taylor, who was only 11 had a small role, Joan Fontaine and Orson...

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Categories: sonnet, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member The WORD- Heroic Crown of Sonnets
THE LAW

Yet sacrifice would cover for Love's sake
before that time, the Law was sent to guide
sin offerings appeased man's guilty state
but could not change his rebel heart inside.
The WORD was written down on Torah scrolls
with...

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Categories: sonnet, bible, christian, life, light,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Ezra
This is an unfinished Heroic Crown of Sonnets dedicated to a friend's grandchild who was born with serious lower body issues 3 years ago...but he is so perfect and beautiful in every other way that...

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Categories: sonnet, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Death
Michael and Carolyn came home again
Their busy lives disrupted by death's end
Not knowing they'd encounter love unrestrained
By coming home for mom's funeral to attend
Life has some changes for which to contend
Michael and Carolyn were shocked...

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Categories: death, life, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Journey
                              I
It all began so many...

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Categories: sonnet, destiny, journey, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member I Watched Midnight Sun Fall Into Dark Shades Of Oblivion, A Trilogy
Predator Antiqua Multis Versus Respiciens Tempus


I Watched Midnight Sun Fall Into Dark Shades Of Oblivion

Part I

I watched midnight sun fall into dark shades of oblivion
with its dying light screaming in agonizing moans
upon bloody battlefields of...

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Categories: sonnet, appreciation, art, birth, blessing, time, truth, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member L'Overture
L'Overture


Lest we forget
Words often mouthed
For the dead of bloody war
Forgot not those great ones
Whose battles were on the home front
Seeking only equality of voice

Ray Charles to you was a singer
Backwards and long ago he was...

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Categories: sonnet, black african american, encouraging, freedom, french, history,
Form: Free verse
Crown of Sonnets - part 2
Yet there in the mist is the stories tusk
There full of the hidden secrets of men
The men and fairies who are full of lusk
They do hide them away here in the glen
Here they are hidden...

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Categories: adventure, imagination, words, write, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote a long time ago and I thought I’d just put...

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Categories: sonnet, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Warlord Wars No More -4
We've been taught the terror of triumph from where the heart looks...
General Caesar Sir, 9th Recon reports that Pompeius Magnus has fled by sea to Egypt,
also, the body of Captain Crastinus has been laid on...

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Categories: sonnet, history,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member The Whips Of History - 4
Injustice is just an inconvenience until it is proven...
When the sun hit their helmets it startled the very souls of the natives
a signal upon their eyes that spoke like a siren of ill prophecy to...

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Categories: sonnet, history, passion, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL Part Two
Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL, Part Two

No, tell me not my vote now does not count
         (Shakespearean Sonnet)

No, tell me not my vote...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: freedom, humanity, international, leadership, power, society,
Form: Sonnet
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and that's clear where he'd spent his life.
Downstairs had been quite...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Wound That Never Heals
Science can’t save you, neither can religion,
at least Popper and Niebuhr, philosophers and poets,
are entertainers, which is why actors and athletes
are paid so much. Thanks for the summaries.
I was teaching Shakespeare’s 92nd ridiculous sonnet
to my...

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Categories: sonnet, christian, husband, mother, music, night, prayer, snow,
Form: Verse
Crown Of Sonnets-part1
Doth create in a blink a master's eye
Forms places that only moments ago
Could not yet exist, but now we do spy
Yet moments ago we did choose to roe
To roe upon this master mind of mine
We...

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Categories: art, creation, imagination, words, write, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Death of Tutankhamen
       THE DEATH OF TUTANKHAMEN

                 I.

The king is dead--and layed within his place,
...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: future, mystery,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Death of Tutankhamen
       THE DEATH OF TUTANKHAMEN

                 I.

The king is dead--and layed within his place,
...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, culture, history,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXII Part Two
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, Sereno and the Hausgast –XXXii Part Two

The duties of the Housekeeper in the U.K. par rapport au Portero in Spain or the Gardienne in France is that...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dedication, destiny, devotion, good night, loneliness, prison,
Form: Sonnet