A solid rock in its mineral state The strength of lust in the romantic state For love began on the very first date...
The instant world of everyday life Has little to share with the time gone by As pausing for breath is being too weak
I saw you smile that day you first hit me Your eyes that filled with hate against the vow We made in sacred faith; the promise gone
Her nest is snug, perfect for a small mouse A place to sleep and store the nuts and seeds Her face twitches as she looks at her house
They can’t or won’t see tears I’ve cried The angst behind the eyes of fear When calling it out I’m denied
Form: Ballad Stanzas Prompt: Taste the rainbow My confused mind hidden by fear With questions never asked Never daring to say the words
Form: Ballad Once it was you who ruled my pen And like a child I obeyed you The words at play within my dreams
Form: Balassi Stanza Skies of dusky pink clouds Where the nightfall enshrouds The river of floating dreams
Form: Australian Sonnet The chicken chunks sizzle in Cajun spice A dinner for two in the candlelight The signature dish to heat up the night
Form: Aubade A disgruntled duvet lies on the floor in a heap of crumpled rejection as she lies naked
Form: Arabian Sonnet 3 (tetrameter) Your love was never meant for me And now my words must make me see
Form: American Sonnet Once more sifting through the debris of time When the mind is confused by the heart’s strife
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.
Form: Acrostic Poetry Seeking love in all the wrong places Clasping a shattered heart