Sonnet stories, books, poems, and more

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In our learning workshop we learned about sonnets and how to write one. This is my (Rita Li) rough draft of the first quatrain to my sonnet. Read More

Tags: sonnet, draft, esl, elc, uic

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In our learning workshop we learned about sonnets and how to write one. This is my (Coleen) rough draft of the my three quatrains to my sonnet. Read More

Tags: sonnet, draft, esl, elc, uic

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2019

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In our learning workshop we learned about sonnets and how to write one. This is my (George Lou) rough draft of the first quatrain to my sonnet. Read More

Tags: sonnet, draft, esl, elc, uic

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2019

Reads: 84

Comments: 1

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In our learning workshop we learned about sonnets and how to write one. This is my (Lillian Cheng) rough draft of the first quatrain to my sonnet. Read More

Tags: sonnet, draft, esl, elc, uic

Shakespearean sonnet Read More

Tags: romance, sonnet

Poem / Romance

March 01, 2019

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Petrarchan sonnet Read More

Tags: romance, sonnet

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When you love someone, regardless of whether your together or not, we sometimes find ourselves for lack of a better word "stuck." We struggle to move on but, despite our best efforts our heart simply whispers, "stay, not yet." Read More

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A humorous sonnet on how to write a sonnet! Read More

Tags: humor, sonnet

Sometimes the best thing to do for your own self-respect is to just move on. No matter how hard it hurts, one must discipline themselves to love themselves enough to not be played for a fool. Our dignity has value. Walk away from whats not for you with your head… Read More

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There comes a time when the broken hearted will be ready to move on. When reality sets in and they realize they can find something better, the truth of the matter is, we know it's not till we move on do the transgressors come back. Read More

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Scars are not just a sign of a deep penetrating wound, they are also a sign of survival. Every scar has a story. Every story should be met with an understanding of strength. For what doesn't kill us, makes us stronger. Read More

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When your heart yearns for someone, it's like it's singing a song, hoping the other person will eventually hear it. We wonder if they are thinking of us. We wonder if they will forget us or if we ever even mattered to them. This struggle is a profound reality that… Read More
According to Greek Mythology Muses were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne. They inspired creativity of all kinds and were the inspirations to artists of their crafts. By definition, a Muse is a person or personified force who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist. A Muse when… Read More

Poem / Fantasy

September 19, 2018

Tags: dark, sonnet, siren

A short piece about something I saw out of a bus window Read More
Somehow, we just get it wrong so much... I wrote this because I needed to bounce back from some depression and self-hatred. This poem doesn't really address what I was going through, but being able to write about something that was on my mind helped me feel… Read More

Poem / Romance

August 01, 2018

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Sonnets are more famously known through Shakespeare and they often express singular ideas and feelings such as love, sorrow, joy etc. Rather than write about a single idea or feeling, I chose to try and capture a single moment; A moment which can be associated with more than just… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2018

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Poetry is an experience, even with with the rules of iambic pentameter and explicit rhyme schemes. William Shakespeare was very much aware of how these structures make it that much easier to fall in love with a sonnet and that is my goal: imagery, immersion and emotion. Read More
Tried to make a Sonnet. Read More
Just a silly little sonnet I wrote for English Class a few years ago. Read More

Poem / Romance

December 27, 2017

Reads: 254

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Tags: romance, sonnet

Poem / Romance

December 18, 2017

Reads: 256

Comments: 1

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Poem / Non-Fiction

December 11, 2017

Reads: 348

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My warm rabbit, you inspire me to write. Read More
A chronological analysis and interpretation of the rhetoric, sytax, and diction in William Shakespeare's Sonnet CXVI. Read More
A Petrarchan sonnet that I suppose is about a broken heart. Read More
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