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A sonnet is a form of lyric poem made popular by poets such as William Shakespeare. Sonnets consist of 14 lines that usually have one or more conventional rhyme schemes, but there is more to a sonnet. What is sonnet in poetry (complete definition)?

You are the music
You're the reason why I write poetry, seeing beauty and promise in the mundane. You are the music -- reverberating gong. When you smile, I have won the lottery. I walk around grinning like the insane. Surely this feeling I...Read More
Categories: love, poetry,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member The First and Last, and the All in Between
The first and last, and the all in between; the ever-lasting infinite in space and time, the one light that has always been (from race to race...Read More
Categories: allusion, god, hope, jesus,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Mystery And Mystique M
When oppression overwhelms our senses, we become numb to reality's sting. And yet, hope breaches all our defenses encouraging our spirits to take wing. It is not within us to quit trying; the impossible is made possible. And when we no...Read More
Categories: angst, anxiety, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Sonnet to Connie
Dear Connie, your departing grieves me much. Your many praising comments were my muse. On days I deemed a pen to never touch, you made me feel my verse was of some use. You always were a person to...Read More
Categories: character, death of a
Form: Sonnet
Lily Rose on Clay
Life has ne'er? been soft to my sensations Intensely kind was none in relations Looking buses for suicide on stations Yearning heart wanting someone's temptations Remembering my past burns me in fire Only a loving girl wasn't my desire Still moments,...Read More
Categories: anti bullying, dedication, deep,
Form: Sonnet

“I carry your heart with me(I carry it in my heart)I am never without it" ...Read More
Categories: grief, heart,
Form: Sonnet
Prison of freedom
The world, a place dreamt perfect, orderly and friendly Graced and paced, hospitable to both brave and cowardly The timid forced turgid, the brave at times feeble and shake At the forces from the four poles, leaving their...Read More
Categories: deep, planet,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Such Sorrowed Grief
"I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it.” - E. E. Cummings A growing sense of expectation...Read More
Categories: grief,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Without Goodbye
"I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it" E.E.Cummings Friends I have lost as years rush by-- so many souls I have called friend. lost to heaven without goodbye If I...Read More
Categories: absence, age, appreciation, childhood,
Form: Sonnet
"I carry your heart with me (I carry it In my heart) I am never without you" ...Read More
Categories: grandmother, sad,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Does It Reach My Eyes
Although I’m smiling does it reach my eyes? Inside’s a constant, never-ending storm I can’t keep pretending; tired of the lies My inner forecast isn’t warm or the norm There is a tsunami brewing nonstop I’m looking forward to a...Read More
Categories: how i feel,
Form: Sonnet
the commander
the commander Going on board my ship, a balmy night in Gibraltar I noticed four old warships (hunter class) tied up together on a deserted pier as waiting for the final verdict, to be turned into nails or sunk. Having...Read More
Categories: angst, best friend, history,
Form: Sonnet
And silence said it all
Two pairs of eyes could see more than most can, It was as if future nor past did matter, What mattered was present served in a platter, And warm lips froze as if in blissful zen. Talking...Read More
Categories: betrayal, marriage,
Form: Sonnet
Privilege Exposes Self
T’was “a day that will live in infamy” January sixth twenty twenty-one “The Other America” waved its flag Her darker brothers witness the privilege On a daily basis throughout their lives When they see Black skin, they see chattel People around...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Rosemary for Remembrance
Body fades into water with the weight Of drunken gowns that drown in curtains of Moss and lily pads, eternally pondering is my fate To die in their arms or stay here above. I invite their invasion, but my...Read More
Categories: sad love, suicide,
Form: Sonnet

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