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Petrachan/Italian Sonnet Contest

Blog Posted:3/10/2018 3:35:00 PM

I just posted my version (you can do better) of a spring Italain Sonnet. I didn't post this blog in hopes you would comment on it but so that you could see a relative example. If it helps at all--fine---good luck.  BTW, I know that line 8 is short on a half foot of iamb

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Date: 3/11/2018 4:55:00 PM
I've done a few Italian ones in the past. They are a bit more difficult than regular sonnets. Do you not mind if we lose half a foot of iamb in a line then? Sometimes it just happens!
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craig cornish
Date: 3/11/2018 7:40:00 PM
Nope, I don't mind Andrea as long as it's no more than a couple.
Date: 3/11/2018 8:06:00 AM
I am not very good with the meter stuff. I might try the Italian sonnet though. I noticed you did enclosed rhyme on it. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Sara
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Date: 3/10/2018 4:44:00 PM
Ooh I've done a few of those, even tried Spenserian. I might have to take you up on this bad boy
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Date: 3/11/2018 1:54:00 PM
Cwaig? Nah. He's repented and reformed his nasty bad boy ways. This is the kinder, gentler Cwaig
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 3/10/2018 8:42:00 PM
Just to be clear, who is the bad boy...Craig or the Charlie Chan sonnet thingy?
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craig cornish
Date: 3/10/2018 5:58:00 PM
OOOPS--posted now! That might help--hope you do dear Thomas
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Date: 3/10/2018 4:46:00 PM
Couldn't find yours... did you pull it?

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