Two Witnesses

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 16 We stand together as we watch love’s death Once lovers, it’s only pain that we feel Still we stand as what was takes its last breath

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The Forest Fern

Form: Ivorian Sonnet 15 The warmth of sunshine nurturing the earth With gentle caress the rays bring forth mirth That lies hidden in the forest of trees

The Dreaming

Form: American Libre Sonnet Was it a just dream that you called me here And do you still call me to be your guy In this dark place where all I feel is fear

Too Old for Love

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 14 I want to love you, but I don’t know how These complex feelings that make little sense Confuse my simple heart with then and now

Sloe Gin

Form: Ivorian Sonnet 13 You are my Achilles heel like sloe gin You burn me with the flames from deep within To leave my senses exposed to the pain

Possession

Form: Ivorian Sonnet 12 If I ask you to show me all, reveal Your beauty with nothing left to conceal Would you let me see the woman inside?

Break Up

Form: Arabian Sonnet 3 (tetrameter) Your love was never meant for me And now my words must make me see

A Shadowy Stare

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 13 My love is not the hearts and flowers kind That empty promise wrapped in chocolate

Destruction

Form: Arabian Sonnet I wish I could see more within your eyes Beyond the sparkle to where the truth sighs What is hidden beneath the sweet disguise?

Gang Rule

Form: Curtal Sonnet The three black cats that live by my Nan Gang up at dusk and strut about looking tough

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.

Island Lady

English Sonnet A lady pen, wrote of love in meter, from on the Grecian isle and ancient time. For womankind, was honey ever sweeter?

Moving On

Each day I looked to universal light And wished I could hear you whisper my name Then heard only silence throughout the night

Stag Night

The nights are long, and the days are short now While winter winds echo across the land Tonight the king will return as is planned

Twilight Hunter

I long to see the sparkle in your eyes Silent and yearning a prowling desire Unsated want hidden in empty sighs And like the hunter stalking the streets

For the Love of You

What would I do just for the love of you? I would swim across deep oceans so I could prove That the heart in me beats honest and true, There is no one thing I would not try move.....

Ex Amore Poema

The poetry of love, a scented roseWith verses written where kisses reposeThe sweetest touch the secret words between You and me; each touch a new metaphorTo gently take you where you’ve never beenThe pleasure rushes like an ocean waveAnd still, I write my poems on your skinConcealing the hunger with which I craveTo find desire … Continue reading Ex Amore Poema