Blues Sonnet Notes

Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameterStructure: Four triplets and a coupletRhyme Scheme: AAa BBb CCc DDd ee Example: Esbat Sonnet by Jez Farmer My Lady shines between the land and sea,Her lunar light that shimmers on the sea,In her fullness I see my destiny.Her guiding hand to lead the ebb and flow,Her gentle touch that brings natural … Continue reading Blues Sonnet Notes

Seductive Power

The sweet words enticing the ear to love Handmaiden, goddess smiling from above In the persuasion of lyrical verse

Sonnet of Pan

He plays his flute where forest and glade meet Songs of love and they come on dancing feet From the rivers and from the distant seas

Nightfall

As twilight shadows dissolve in the sand And echoes of day drift out to the sea Your lips flutter on the palm of my hand

Hedone

The pleasure of feeding your hunger and need In your moment of want and sensual greed With her mind floating on your unclipped wings

Fashion Parade

Form: Beginning of the Line Rhymed Sonnet Smiles are infectious, a beautiful pox Styles may change but a smile will never fail To set a mark in the high fashion stakes

Porthor

Form: Raven's Rovi Sonnet 25 The ocean’s kisses ripple on the shore Setting the rhythm for my love to dance And my heart is lost in the silent awe

The Erotes: Himeros

Form: Ivorian Sonnet 23 Himeros – the god of sexual desire and unrequited love I asked to dance in the grace of your heart And so I danced, and you pulled us apart This, the want of a god I could not hide

My Poet Guide

Form: English Sonnet Dedicated to the Greenian Poet, Jeff Green of the Cricket I have a guide in poetry, I do! A poet guide who sees me right and true. No spirit he, so real. A friend in word,

Illusionary Skies

Form: English Sonnet The stars glisten between billowing clouds, Flirting with the mists of my silent dream. Floating in the illusion of mystic shrouds

The Erotes: Anteros

Form: Ivorian Sonnet 20 The Erotes: Anteros, god of requited love A tumult of emotions around me And I prayed love was something you’d see Like revealed cards my hand was out on show

Beyond the Dawn

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 21 As her voice lingered there upon my ear My eyes wandered slowly into her eyes Where the infinite of love knows no fear

Whisper of Wisdom

Form: Arabian Sonnet I heard his whisper on that darkest night So clear it touched my soul with purest light I didn’t think to fight or take to flight

Bounce

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 20 A man cannot feel love that never was Nor can he lose his soul to a closed mind Although he may search for it just because

The Coming of May

Form: Arabian Onegin Sonnet Prompt: Little Lies by Fleetwood Mac As the warming sun comes to shine in May It is as clear as the night follows day A pattern formed, no matter come what may

Lonely Place

Form: English Sonnet The reflections of early summer sun, Glistens again on my windows this year, They blend invisibly ready for fun

Stormy Nights

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 18 I held her in my arms on nights like this Her calmness from the savage storm outside As lightning flashed on her lips placed one kiss

The Wall

Form: Australian Sonnet Prompt: A Wall in Naples by Thomas Jones (1782, oil sketch) An old stone wall with no wisdom to tell No secret glimpses into times long past And the feet walk on with no questions asked