Tag Archives: Sonnet

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Sonnets From the Portuguese – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barret Browning wrote Sonnets From the Portuguese from 1845 to 1846.  It is a collection of 44 love sonnets.   Interestingly, the story is that originally the title was to be Sonnets From the Bosnian.  Robert Browning had always called his … Continue reading

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A Kind of Sonnet of Blindness

A Kind of Sonnet of Blindness by Michael Romani Observed as an adage calling for an eye for eye It’s the way of the world until this world is blind You may think this as justice, but I – I … Continue reading

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Broken Hearted Sonnet

Broken Hearted Sonnet by Michael Romani Hearts are such fickle things Not bound by words or even rings Too often secrets unknown Bring ruin to affections shown I could have loved you, perhaps, forever Loving you with no end; never … Continue reading

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A Sort of Jazzy Sonnet

A Sort of Jazzy Sonnet by Michael Romani Lost in an abstraction of truth I spent the morning with the jazz That I loved so much in my youth A rhythmic kick of funky pizzazz Filled with that subtle incongruency … Continue reading

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