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a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, typically containing ten syllables per line, traditionally using iambic pentameter. A sonnet must contain a turning point (or, volta), in which the thread of the theme changes direction. There are three main sorts of sonnet: Italian (or, Petrarchan), Shakesperean, and Spenserian; each of these has a different rhyme scheme. The Italian rhymes ABBAABBA CDCDCD or ABBAABBA CDECDE; the Shakespearean uses ABAB CDCD EFEF GG; the Spenserian ABAB BCBC CDCD EE.
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  1. By Chance or Appointment

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 06/03/2022 (Updated: 12/09/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Rhyming, Blank Verse, Mixed Forms
    • mature adult
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    Yet another collection of poetry, added to as the mood or fancy strikes me. I hope you enjoy at least some of it.

    • 9 Chapters
    • 1,357 Words
    • 2,428 Views
    • 106 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  2. rima fragmenta, Fragments of a Rift: Fifty Sonnets for Kevin 19. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 03/25/2022 (Updated: 10/02/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Sonnet, Autobiography, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Literary
    • gay
    • dark
    • light-hearted
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • love

    No one ever said love couldn’t fall between the cracks. Two people meet by random chance online, and then in person. These fifty poems document the arc of a love affair from first contact to the budding of deep, mutual intimacy. However, one of them is not able to handle the feelings the other raises in him.

    • 26 Chapters
    • 5,760 Words
    • 7,905 Views
    • 78 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  3. Fireworks & Rain

    By Aditus, in 2022 - Anniversary. 09/15/2022 (Updated: 09/22/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Rhyming, Mixed Forms
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    Five poems concerning various anniversaries.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 434 Words
    • 1,522 Views
    • 112 Comments
    • Teen
    • Complete
  4. Around the Bend - NaPoWriMo 2022

    By Valkyrie, in Poetry. 04/10/2022 (Updated: 04/30/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Ballad, Mixed Forms, Translation
    • mature adult
    • senior
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • animals
    • friendship

    Life is full of twists and turns, both expected and unexpected, wondrous and excruciating. This year’s poems for National Poetry Writing Month will embrace the curveballs life throws at us and also serve as an exploration and raw portrayal of the grieving process. Follow me, and we’ll see what’s around the bend.

    • 2 Chapters
    • 1,076 Words
    • 1,334 Views
    • 24 Comments
    • Teen
    • Temporary Hold
  5. Lorca’s "Love from the Darkness Sonnets" 21. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 06/05/2021 (Updated: 06/18/2021)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, General Fiction, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Reference, Sonnet, Translation, Letter, Contemporary Literary
    • coming of age
    • coming out
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • religion
    • love

    written for Juan Ramírez de Lucas

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    • 6 Chapters
    • 3,070 Words
    • 2,876 Views
    • 14 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  6. The Thousandth Regiment 15. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 07/31/2019 (Updated: 10/22/2019)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, General Fiction, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Reference, Creative Non-Fic, Sonnet, Translation, Historical Literary
    • death-defying
    • military
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • religion
    • love

    Poems of suffering and peace from a nearly forgotten master. Hans Ehrenbaum-Degele was killed in action in July, 1915, 26 years of age. His partner and friends brought out his Das tausendste Regiment ("The Thousandth Regiment") posthumously in 1917. Whether or not his work has been ignored because he was Gay, it's time to bring his name forward and place it with the other great WW1 poets, where he has always belonged.

    • 38 Chapters
    • 8,732 Words
    • 36,146 Views
    • 293 Comments
    • Mature
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