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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 Mellifluous
Music to my ears, so mellifluous is the nightingale's song, ambiguous, Give ear to her notes, they float on the breeze, swirling through the air, they're tuned to appease; I dance to her song, so mellifluous, She's sitting somewhere, inconspicuous, Her...Read More
Categories: bird, song,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Sonnet 105, Feathers on the Water
Dear shorebirds, my quills inspiration. I love the way you're chased by the ripples Ceasing my days and nights isolation Dreams of the coast; I smile just a little. Let me watch you as you bob and wiggle You're much...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, bird, flying,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Bliss vivified is-ness
As we be breathed, by grace divine sublime We nestle into the tranquil silence Magnetic trumpets sound rapturous chime Rekindling the flame of our innocence Transmuting to become, current vibrant Save love and light, the lower disappears Joyous presence,...Read More
Categories: joy, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Melancholy
Long is silence when total darkness comes And bewilderment extinguishes sight The depth of confusion similarly numbs Worlds spin slowly when everything is night Tomorrow seems distant, the day stretches out Yesterdays close, time forever has cost Silence is broken from...Read More
Categories: confusion,
Form: Sonnet
I am, though I didn't ask to be, A woman, a daughter, a sister, a mother. Born into these roles, and know no other; Even my name was given to me. We are, though we didn't ask to be, (We...Read More
Categories: identity, religion,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Why I Love CD's Poem: Comfortable Love
Author: Carolyn Devonshire Submitted to Andrea Dietrich's uncontest Comfortable Love Some painters challenge us with art abstract We study them and speculate intent My love, he takes the short route; it’s a fact He speaks three words, no question what...Read More
Categories: love, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Vaisseau d'or
Le vaisseau d'or Ce fut un grand Vaisseau taillé dans l'or massif: Ses mâts touchaient l'azur, sur des mers inconnues; La Cyprine d'amour, cheveux épars, chairs nues S'étalait à sa proue, au soleil excessif. Mais il vint une nuit frapper...Read More
Categories: angst, fantasy, imagination, poets,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lament
To read old poems now scattered debris Drifting through time on its slow-turning wheel Written secrets emblaze spokes that turn free To leave deeper tracks the mind can't conceal The road is traveled with its selfish means The journey is...Read More
Categories: writing,
Form: Sonnet
Lashon Hara
Forgive me oh my God for I have sinned And only I know how I have and why So many feathers blowing in the wind And whirling round an unforgiving sky They call it Lashon Hara, though I'm not A...Read More
Categories: forgiveness, god, judgement, religious,
Form: Sonnet
The Italian Petrarchan Sonnet
Her charm is the purest gem ornament The most valued flower in my meadow whose fragrance blankets me, days in a row with a somewhat soft satiny raiment Her love enthralls my heart beyond measures with savor far above that...Read More
Categories: love,
Form: Sonnet
why am i me
Why am I me I am me because that’s who he called me to be. He is my one true god my lord and savior. He has and will always be there for me. He always keeps me on...Read More
Categories: faith,
Form: Sonnet
My Voice
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words wont surely hurt me. Ones words are theirs and theirs alone. Their voices are specific to them, they are able to speak carefree. My voice lets others know it’s...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, christian, voice,
Form: Sonnet
Why am I me
Why should the sun, like primrose, change its true color? Why shouldn't each color have its own existence? Why should the moon shrink holler for seasons smaller? Why must Bluebells turn white on someone's insistence? Can cranes compel crows...Read More
Categories: life, philosophy, truth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Stand Up To Stutter
We have chosen a leader who stutters Too many only saw his speaking flaw Stumbling over stiff words as he utters Blurring his momentous messages of awe Accepting duty makes us who we are So speak out only for what...Read More
Categories: appreciation, community, humanity, philosophy,
Form: Sonnet
Stage of groans
Nobody here delivered to be deaf And introvert of his stools Life is the bunch of roses Fruitful to smells and holds for precious Letting any motion mining marigolds Of their flowers fairy blossoms Blooming to stage of groans To be very...Read More
Categories: africa,
Form: Sonnet

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