A Sonnet: Crafting a Sonnet

I wanted to craft the perfect sonnet So learning the rules I got right on it. Rhyming couplets or tetrametric form, Neither unusual, either the norm.   And then, Iambic pentameter. Try it, Ten syllables per line makes sure it fits. Traditionalists would reference love, Nature, or a belief in God above.   These are …

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A Sonnet: Struggle

One of the hardest things I have to do, Is admit when I am finding it tough. I would rather struggle ever onward, When life gets harder, or when feeling rough.   If I stop, I may throw in the towel Giving up not just the worst, but the best Of me. I feel as …

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