A Sonnet   Leave a comment

Today I wanted to write a sonnet
So I stood up then sat down in my chair.
But as I placed my butt down upon it,
I found the poem was no longer there.

I would not dare to start out without it
Unless I would like my effort wasted
The coward in me thinks I should just quit
But I cannot with the sonnet tasted

What do I write when my thoughts go astray?
When my ideas are derailed off the track?
Normally I have way too much to say
and struggle to take far too many back.

So when in doubt, I will write what I know
A sonnet’s sonnet is the way to go.

– Shaman Romney 2017

Posted 03/24/2017 by Shaman in Poetry

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