To Love

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 105 Only love can caress a broken heartEnticing it to feel the joy againBy easing the pain that tore it apartYet understanding the truth of a shy smileResisting the urge to give all once moreAs finding that strength within takes awhileLearning to trust is harder than beforeTo love again requires a … Continue reading To Love

A Taste of September

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 104 She comes with her basket ready to chooseAnd the farmer comes with his goods to sellIt’s a bargain of faith neither will loseShe wants some apples to bake her a pieHis orchard trees were laden with ripe fruitHer fingers select the apples to buyEach one shining in its autumn green … Continue reading A Taste of September

Silent Bones

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 88 A lonely walk across the old graveyardWith silent bones resting beneath the groundForgotten souls, no floral calling cardsThe lives lived lost to the darkness of timeWhen history I know was here and nowOf Victorian streets coated in grimeAnd Shire horses powered the farmer’s ploughI ask has the world improved anyhowHas … Continue reading Silent Bones

A Question Asked

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet 85 The shouting waves crashing on the dark rocksThe sea running free in its frothy whiteA stormy night revealing tidal shocksViolently stretching towards the clouded skiesNature’s rage displayed in passion and strengthOn a winter’s night her power defiesThe manmade resistance on the shore’s lengthProving again that Man’s will bears no strengthAgainst … Continue reading A Question Asked