Category Archives: Sonnet

A Sonnet for Leila

The narrow path that sometimes seems too longdim crescent moon in deeply dark night skyand have they ever made you feel the throngof voices on your head that ask you whybut never seem to show the way to bethe touch … Continue reading

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Snow Dog

Photo by Barbara Anstie ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The depth of it exceptional, and all at once she lies and sits and stands below. She smiles, then in her mind she skips, her paws tread deeply in the soft white powdered snow. An … Continue reading

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Past Masters

(A Clarean Sonnet) If I had ever taken note at school, those moments often shunned by this poor fool, of literature, philosophy and tomes that offered us the sustenance of poems. Be gowned, our masters strenuously plead that sonnets and soliloquy … Continue reading

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Rose Petal

You came to me from rose vermilion red; so rude and flushed with health you seemed to be. I was surprised when I discerned instead your disposition was no longer free; that, whilst you were so moist and soft, I … Continue reading

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