Tag Archives: Sonnet

P is for Poetry #atozchallenge

For the last two years I’ve joined in the #atozchallenge, namely to post every weekday in April using each letter of the alphabet in turn. In 2015 it was places I’d been to, in 2016 it was London themed. This … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s secret #sonnet #poetry #prompt

Al Lane at A Certain Point of View¬†has been celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th thingy with his take on some of the great man’s finest. Esther Newton prompts weekly to write a poem, this week with ‘Secrets’ being the chosen word. So, … Continue reading

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Eeyore goes on holiday

  There are days when I’m a bit of a Eeyore. I know, that’s hard to believe but the other day I posted a poem I wrote about a beach holiday we took to the Caribbean and I suspect you … Continue reading

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A Life Spared

Esther Newton throws out a variety of writing challenges here. Her blog is full of great stuff, tips as well as competitions you may want to enter. This week’s writing challenge¬†was to include these words in a piece of poetry … Continue reading

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A Sonnet for the day

I usually avoid politics, mostly because I dislike organised political parties – no one party ever has the policies that I want to endorse. It makes voting a really tough ask, but hey ho, that’s life. However, and with apologies … Continue reading

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Sonnet Saturday (4)

This week’s post is on the subject of marriage and there is only one place to start: sonnet 116 by that nifty sonnetista, Will ‘The Bardman’ Shakespeare. SONNET 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. … Continue reading

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