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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. Lorca’s "Love from the Darkness Sonnets"

    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
    • 3,066 Words
    • 1,079 Views
    • 14 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  2. 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
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    • 22,696 Views
    • 293 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
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