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Sonnet 129

Di l’un des deux, sans tant me déguiser
Le peu d’amour que ton semblant me porte,
Je ne sçauroy, veu ma peine si forte,
Tant lamenter, ne tant Petrarquiser. 291 more words

Sonnet: Mercy's Prise

D—– dear, you’re lucky to be dead!
To have escaped the parody you name,
Is Mercy’s gracious gift; and yet you came
Back, so ungrateful for her gift, instead… 96 more words


July 22: Fiveplay, An Inflationary Sonnet

Three-night, while walking dogs, my lover spoke
Eleven-derly, he pontific-nine-d
Upon our dachshund, and made two jokes
That left me laughing and exhilar-nine-d.

And as with b’nine-ted breath my darling w’nine-d, 68 more words


The Sweetest, Saddest Thing You Will Read All Week

by Sara Lewis

I’ll be honest: I’m not the biggest poetry fan in the world, but every once in a while, I find a poem that reaches out and grabs me by the heart. 286 more words

17th Century Authors

Charlotta nerve to live like this:

You turn everything to must one more
survive. I do not know, but I do live
without depression. That’s why war
costs so much less to wage. 86 more words


Mary Magdalene: A Sonnet

22nd July is Mary Magdalene’s day, and continuing my sequence of sonnets written in response to the church year I post this for her. As usual you can hear the poem by clicking on its title or on the ‘play’ button. 206 more words



From a Parent to a Child

“Believe my son, and it will be achieved,”
I said because I wasn’t yet aware
That Sloth incarnate’s what I had conceived… 103 more words

Immortal Verse