Cummingtonite

A solid rock in its mineral state The strength of lust in the romantic state For love began on the very first date...

Time

The instant world of everyday life Has little to share with the time gone by As pausing for breath is being too weak

Silent Mask

Form: Ballad Stanzas Prompt: Taste the rainbow My confused mind hidden by fear With questions never asked Never daring to say the words

Adieu

Form: Ballad Once it was you who ruled my pen And like a child I obeyed you The words at play within my dreams

Break Up

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

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.