Clive's first sonnet.

Sonnet time.The discipline of a sonnet is fascinating and makes the task an intellectual challenge - twelve + two, ten beats to a line and then the required turn of events after line twelve. Shakespeare did them like shelling peas and as it is was the 400th anniversary of his death, I thought it time to experience how difficult the sonnet form is.

Winter’s Lust

Shall I compare her to a winter’s day?

She is less windy, no coldness either.

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This was first published by New London Writers

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