Category Archives: Sonnet

Evening Sonnet

I try, as do we all, I think, to add My bit of beauty to the world I know- A well turned phrase, a pleasure that I’ve had, A fine-wrought image I can share to show We all have something … Continue reading

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Sonnet for My Bitter Friend

My friend, you harm yourself, I think, too much With those grey-tinted blinders that you wear, Interpreting a soft word, loving touch As mean encroachment, not as kindly care. The world is harsh to you in your perception; Your every … Continue reading

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Inaudible, Invisible (sonnet)

Romanticizing the younger Self, we see Nothing of the beauty in a tree The bark of which, now twisted, runs the length Of all its ancient branches, giving strength To every twig and leaf that dances in The Summer’s warming … Continue reading

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Unity of Life (sonnet)

The first to come this year came with the rain, Its colors at first muted, dampened by An early Summer storm whose lighter touch Enriched and coaxed the purple flag to fly. Hard Winter, gone now with its tight-closed fist … Continue reading

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Sonnet for the Soilweb

When power feeds itself and nothing more Nor no one else but only its own greed In never-sated savage hunger for Its sickly swollen, hollow-hearted need- Where can we find a quiet, peaceful place Reminding us how different we could … Continue reading

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For a Gentle April in Syracuse

The delicate lacing of leaves being born with the dawn – The gazing out windows in hope of a glimpse of a fawn – The gray rolling furball of squirrels getting busy on grass Surrounded by tulips all rising above … Continue reading

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Hollow Man

All you who in your freedom chose to follow, In hate and ignorance of what would come, Him whose wizened heart and head are hollow, Come embrace your consequence and doom. Chameleon, snake or call him what you will, He’s … Continue reading

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