Tag Archives: Sonnet

Fighting Poetry #poem #poetry

Once again I’ve taken a famous first line, spun out a sonnet and come up with this  Do not go gentle into that good night, Said his gut, after the tall tattooed prat Began to give him a load of … Continue reading

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Unwisely Unpicked #poem #poetry

A while ago I took the first line of a famous poem and then created my own. Here’s another… a sonnet of course… Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day Or chocolate spread on buttered  toast? Both sound grand, … Continue reading

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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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