A Prayer in Darkness by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Poet: GK Chesterton Poem: A Prayer in Darkness

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Raven’s Rovi Sonnet

This sonnet was inspired by Ivor Hogg’s Ivorian sonnet form. As I like balance I have divided the sonnet into two septets the first being formed of a triplet and a quatrain, the second a quintain and a couplet.

Not So Good

Prompt: What are your worst traits? Another of those not easy answer to questions and it certainly took more than five minutes to think it through as I was listing almost the same things as I had written down as my best traits. So I am going to go with that thinking.

Countess Grief Sonnet 1

Countess Grief Sonnet 1 Created by Jose Rizal M. Reyes Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameter Structure: 3 quatrains and a couplet Rhyme Scheme: abba cddc eefg gf

A Brief Kiss

Form: American Sonnet As we make love, I look in to your eyes Just once let me see them say you love me

Airs and Graces

Flash Fiction 350 - Fantasy Langstone Crescent had once been the elite part of town, where the privileged wealthy had set up home. Now, the once height of fashion homes looked shabby and rundown as the rest of the town. Still Margot Jennings tried to keep lofty standards and still considered herself a cut above the other inhabitants of the town.

A Last Confession by William Butlers Yeats

William Butler Yeats was a poet and one of the foremost figures in 20th Century literature. In his later years he served as a senator of the Irish Free State for two terms. He studied poetry from an early age and became fascinated by Irish legends....

Vertigo

Artist: Leon Spilliaert Born: 28 July 1881, Ostend, Belgium Nationality: Belgian Movement: Symbolism Died: 23 November 1946, Brussels, Belgium

Leave the River Full of Lotuses by Narsinh Mehta

Unable to speak until he was 8 years old Narsinh Mehta, also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat was a saint poet and bhakta. He was an exponent of Vaishnava poetry. He is revered in Gujarati literature as an Adi Kavi and was a favourite of Muhatma Ghandi. He lost his parents when he was 5 years old and was raised by his grandmother.

Last Night by Li Qingzhao

Li Qingzhao, known by the pseudonym Householder of Yi’an, was a poet and writer in the Song dynasty. She is considered one of the greatest female poets in Chinese history.

The Original Pre-Raph

Artist: John Everett Millais Born: 8 June 1829, Southampton, UK Nationality: English Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Died: 13 August 1896, London, UK

A Night Out

Flash Fiction 350: Erotica Last night he had come to her call for help. He hadn’t said a word but drove her home in silence as she babbled the excuses for her presence at the pub on the wrong side of town. He had said it was a bad idea and she wasn’t to go but she did anyway.

Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love

Led Zeppelin is an English rock band formed in 1968 in London. The line-up consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, John Paul Jones on bass and keyboards and drummer John Bonham.

Ivorian Sonnet

Created by the poet and dear friend, the late Ivor Hogg, this perhaps my favourite of the many sonnet forms.

Nino

Artist: John William Waterhouse Born: 6 April 1849 Rome, Italy Nationality: English Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Died: 10 February 1917 London, England

A Valentine Sonnet

Form: Alfred Dorn Sonnet Author’s Note: Prompt: Your Valentine’s Day feelings, well, the world knows what I think of that but okay a sonnet to say it – delightfully assisted by Rod Stewart.

The Poet Girl

Form: English Sonnet I really can't believe I have know this wonderful lady and poet for 11 years - where did that time go?

Incandescence

Form: Alternating Sonnet The spark that’s seen in glances between eyes Ignites the flames we feed with kissing sighs

Case Closed

Flash Fiction 350: Crime Two weeks ago, Tess White had been found dead in her parents’ apartment. She had come in late from a party complaining of feeling unwell. Her parents had assumed it was a result of too much alcohol.

In the Name of Love

Form: Raven's Rovi Sonnet 8 Form creation and experimentation The sober mind intoxicated by A kiss; the soft wetness of lips that meet