Sonnet Poems | Definition and Examples of Sonnet Poetry

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Example and Definition of Sonnet

A Sonnet is a type of poem in which the structure is very specific, following a clear rhyme scheme that flowed through fourteen lines. There have been many different forms of the sonnet, generally speaking, throughout the centuries passed; However, many "sonneteers" (as they are often known) claim that the basis of a sonnet in...Read More

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Categories: first love, passion, romance,
Premium MemberFirst Date, Love, Time
by Gregory R Barden

I'd never drawn a breath until we met

          And that one taken, at the sight of...

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Categories: irony
Premium Memberlove
by Donna Roberts
My love is a practicing ascetic
So humble beyond imagination
Many view his beliefs as pathetic
He, as a duty, determination
 
A man filled with incredible knowledge
His selfless...

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Categories: dream, loss, love
Premium MemberTo Dream
by Charlie Smith
Twas like the night lived all alone
with faith mislaid from cause to wonder,
to lose the love so few have known,
this dream we lived no less...

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Categories: childhood, children, innocence, lost
Sparks And Sputters
by curtis johnson
They grew up in the rural during a more gentler and innocent time.
It appears that they were childhood sweethearts from the word 'Go'.
It also seems...

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Categories: imagery, snow, winter
Premium MemberButterflies of Snow: Hexsonnetta
by Dale Gregory Cozart
Lightly flutter snowflakes
as on the breeze they go,
these butterflies of snow.
Spiderwebs the frost makes
when the pewter day breaks
to snare them as they go.

This window the...

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Categories: creation, death, deep, family,
Premium MemberI Beg For Words Of Solace, Both Soothing And Wise
by Robert Lindley
I Beg For Words Of Solace, Both Soothing And Wise

When dying red embers, cast off fast fading glows
night's winds whip up early to send a...

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Categories: hope, lost love
Dunes of Broken Heart
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
DUNE OF BROKEN HEART

A full moon you blush in the condensed night
Riding the lone cloud I tried to reach you
Furtive desire couldn’t grow wings to...

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Categories: emotions, first love
Fragrance of Thrown Away Rose
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
FRAGRANCE OF THROWN AWAY ROSE


It was sometime in the end of July
When we’d agreed to meet on our first date
My tense nerves were like stretched...

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Categories: devotion, hope, loneliness, longing,
Premium MemberFIND YOUR SOUL AND GRIEVE NO MORE
by Line Gauthier


Overcast my heart hovers in the night
Afflicted with morose melancholy
Under a firmament where stars burn bright
Up there they glow for everyone but me

Each breath is...

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Categories: freedom
Some Say 'Love-in'
by Larry Bradfield
I must be fourteen days away from home
Standin' in the rain thumbin' for a ride
Kerouac said that it was good to roam
He must have wandered...

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Categories: inspirational
Be Your Creator
by J Hamilton Gist
Becoming changed means leaving habits blank
Retaining strength to make a routine of skill
The knowing of and showing how to thank
Expressing proof that love is what...

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Categories: beautiful, break up, romantic,
Moving On
by Golden Closet
You were right; I can not live without you. 
We would fight for the stupidest reasons
and every day felt like drinking poison.
You're gone, and I...

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Categories: remember
Reverie - Petrachan Sonnet
by Alfred Berggren
Trochee Octosyllable:

Those past days and times with you are
stayed forever new in my thought..
I again relive things I ought
never yea forget or make mar,
Prizes I...

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Categories: love
Gentle Soul
by Alfred Berggren
When I first met her my heart skipped a beat
Stammering I spoke a few inane things
How could she know she had plucked my heart strings
Why...

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Categories: hope, love
Premium Member I Shall Hope
by Frederic Parker
To dance with despair when your heart's broken
And cry for a cold lover you adore
You remember painful hurt of words spoken
When you heard the sound...

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Categories: love, true love
DEATH - IN MY MIND - TREASON
by Mick Talbot


                   DEATH - IN MY MIND -...

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Categories: lost, lost love, love
Lost Love
by Anisha Dutta
                    LOST LOVE

   ...

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Categories: 9th grade, anxiety, books,
le stress dans l'education
by Leo CollinsII
I cannot stress enough how much this stress is stressing me out 
Stresssssssssssss
Extra stress on the last S
Because it just became unbearable
Bearing depression and anxiety...

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Categories: 9th grade, anxiety, books,
le stress dans l'education
by Leo CollinsII
I cannot stress enough how much this stress is stressing me out 
Stresssssssssssss
Extra stress on the last S
Because it just became unbearable
Bearing depression and anxiety...

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Categories: lost love
Premium MemberA Lover, Nonchalant
by Broken Wings
I had a wild love while working away,
his name was Pierre and he stole my heart;
he was furtive and I so naivete,
I fell for each...

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Categories: appreciation, death, eulogy, loneliness,
Premium MemberTHE THOUGHT OF YOU
by Line Gauthier


How gentle the thought of you
Caresses my mournful heart
As linger memories so few
Since we’ve been torn apart

Life can be unkind and callous
We did treasure every...

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Categories: life
Premium MemberLost Love
by craig cornish
Who measures lives that heed ascetic vows
against the shallow lives that sell their souls
and conscience where a humble heart allows 
a hope for furtive thoughts...

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Categories: anger, heartbroken
Premium MemberAdrift
by Mark Massey
   His ascetic soul quarreled with the dream
to consecrate the merging of their hearts,
but furtive trysts, so nonchalant the scheme,
destroyed all trust and...

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Categories: analogy, goodbye, lost love,
Premium MemberLast Lie, Cold
by Gregory R Barden

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm upon my...

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Categories: loss, lost love, love
Premium MemberLost to words poetic
by Silent One
Humble heart naked like a winter tree,
yearns for seasons to remain evergreen.
Furtive eyes have disturbed this reverie,
soul stands still like nonchalant figurine. 

Walking away to...

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Categories: lonely, lost love
Premium MemberLost Love
by John Gondolf
I sit alone as evening claims the day,
with common crow my only confidant.
I watch the sun sink slowly in the bay
while musing life and love...

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Categories: judgement, truth
SHOULDA READ THE FINE PRINT
by Mick Talbot



SHOULDA READ THE FINE PRINT
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in bygone days I did the football pools
and always hoped my X had marked the spot?
making sure that I had read...

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Categories: lost, love
Premium MemberLOST AND BOUND
by John lawless
LOST AND BOUND

One furtive glance, no second chance
her shadow shortens icily
she feigns contented nonchalance
while I endure ignominy
confined within a clutching heart
devoid of any letting go.
Love’s...

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Categories: anxiety, love
Premium MemberWHEN LOVE ARRIVED
by Curtis Moorman
WHEN LOVE ARRIVED

Where were you when love arrived
When I admired you from far away
Deep within me my heart strived
To find the words to say

I would...

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Categories: lost love
Premium MemberThe Only Love I'll Ever Know
by Frederic Parker
The furtive temper of your quiet eyes
Was nonchalant with shrouded reasons kept
My love so humble from your death it cries
A poison pain drawn from life's...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, confusion, depression,
The vanishment of passion
by John Beam
Furtive blue eyes do glance away to hide,                 ...

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Categories: lost love, love
LOST LOVE
by Mick Talbot



LOST LOVE
~~~~~

Furtive, I sensed, my true love was hiding.
Was my love unrequited, lost, forlorn?
In denial, the thought, was she lying?
My true love lost, dead before...

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Categories: allegory, imagination, love
The spheres move in their orbits
by Edward Clapham
The spheres move in their orbits and I,
who should know better, listen to their
Song. Crystal melodies whisper to my 
Soul, singing me towards my doom,...

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Categories: lost love
Premium MemberLost Love
by Laura Loo
What happened to the love we knew before?
            All was ethereal and crystalline-
 I...

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Categories: beauty, love, sun
Premium MemberFROM DAWN TO DAWN
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
From dawn to dawn she
Is the brightest morning sun
Happens every day
The very best of result of love
Then she wraps my heart 
In lilac clovers
I smiled,...

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