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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)?

Premium Member Fear
Seeping and crawling came my fear. I couldn’t see it very clear. Tension mounting as it came near, Transforming it into a tear. Anxiously waiting, couldn’t hear, My eyes were staring with a leer. Then I felt it, it seemed so...Read More
Categories: anxiety, dark, mystery, night,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Never Give Up
On the outside our struggles are showing, Our doubtful thoughts are certainly growing. Deep down inside us our hearts are glowing, Because we know there is peace in knowing. While experiencing growth, they’ll be a price. Some paths we’ll walk...Read More
Categories: adventure, faith, hope, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Abolition
Once upon a time; hard to tell which piece. Somewhere between reality and myth, lies forge an identity lost on peace. Keen bellows; hammer strikes unveil the Smith. Akin; that prince slyly seeking the throne. "Thus always to tyrants!"...Read More
Categories: abuse, betrayal, corruption, deep,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Building Tension
He simply looked at me. When I looked back, he held that gaze. It nearly made me blush. For building tension he sure had the knack, for by the time he left, I had a crush. He’d smiled with...Read More
Categories: romance,
Form: Sonnet
Mine: A Sonnet
In the early morning light of the day, While we watch each other with shining eyes, And your chestnut hair is in disarray, But I still want to tell you many lies. And at night, when we hold each...Read More
Categories: 9th grade, dark, desire,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Compassion Fatigue
Compassion Fatigue Resentment looks a lot like Narcan in a sharp and feels like it’s forcing out my will. I grab them both; Naloxone and the tarp, the outcome undetermined by my skill. Same guy, same place, same drug; third...Read More
Categories: addiction, faith,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rambling
"Google a guy's history if you are interested in him. If he has not stayed in one place very long at any one time, you can be sure he won't stay with YOU." quote by...Read More
Categories: travel,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member From Here to There and Back
What is the meaning of it all? If I told you, you’d surely bawl. Cry like a baby, yes you would, If all of truth you understood. Truth can be so enlightening, Also, can be quite frightening. For from the start,...Read More
Categories: creation, meaningful, paradise, power,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Hold Your Head High
keep dwelling in the clouds, my mentor said and shun those who would drag you through the mud their heinous wish to keep you seeing red is Satan's lure for drawing out first-blood for in this world malevolence abounds and...Read More
Categories: appreciation, friendship,
Form: Sonnet
Ancient Art of the Ages
The bell sung its song, lyrics through the air, But the mortals below must all beware. As pasts collapse, slowly being buried, Aged tales and matured myths are 'corrected.’ Trees bleed, dropping the ancient past of us, Wind howls out...Read More
Categories: appreciation, art, fear, myth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rapture
I woke up one night, feeling nodes tingle, entwined with fragrance, I cannot define, feeling within bliss pheromones mingle, as head and heart chose with love to align. Soma nectar dripped slowly through my veins, sending my heart into spasms...Read More
Categories: joy, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rapture
“My music is best understood by children and animals.” _Igor Stravinsky So rapturous is music with its sounds that...Read More
Categories: appreciation, music,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Traveller
The midnight pokes out from under the dirt, navy, with chrome trim, catching the moon’s eye, that Ally Sheedy fringe can’t help but flirt, as her 1970’s Audi stands by… idle, cobwebs spinning on in the while, the girl cannot...Read More
Categories: growing up, identity, introspection,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Matthew: Turned Profit
Long ere breaths a chalice dawn, eternal trials beleaguered gone, test the wayward course yon distant clinks, bespoken image seized his past governed weights in tallied journals that time possess and nonesuch empty force where quills and parchment favor bags...Read More
Categories: sonnet, allusion, analogy, beautiful, bible,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
Premium Member Rambling
In heavy noonday heat cicadas sing Bright sun teases my skin with hot caress Colourful birds in palm spread lovely wings Momentarily speechless I digress. Each year without failing beauty unfolds Gold trumpet creeper rambling everywhere Blazing orange with a touch...Read More
Categories: fairy, fantasy, flower, summer,
Form: Sonnet

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