Sonnet

Sonnet [Nothing was ever what it claimed to be,] by Karen Volkman
Nothing was ever what it claimed to be
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent by John Milton
When I consider how my light is spent,
My Letters! all dead paper... (Sonnet 28) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
My letters! all dead paper, mute and white!
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 by William Wordsworth
Earth has not anything to show more fair:
God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
Death, be not proud (Holy Sonnet 10) by John Donne
Death, be not proud, though some have called thee
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun (Sonnet 130) by William Shakespeare
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? (Sonnet 18) by William Shakespeare
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
American Sonnet (10) by Wanda Coleman
our mothers wrung hell and hardtack from row
American Sonnet (35) by Wanda Coleman
boooooooo. spooky ripplings of icy waves. This
How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
History by Robert Lowell
History has to live with what was here,
A Certain Slant of Sunlight by Ted Berrigan
In Africa the wine is cheap, and it is
Sonnet 6 by Rainer Maria Rilke
Is he native to this realm? No,
Sonnet 131 [I'd sing of Love in such a novel fashion] by Petrarch
I'd sing of Love in such a novel fashion
Silence by Thomas Hood
There is a silence where hath been no sound
Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle
Atlantis—A Lost Sonnet by Eavan Boland
How on earth did it happen, I used to wonder
Autumn by Richard Garcia
Both lying on our sides, making love in
Discourse by Forrest Hamer
And I said to him, we are continuous
Shawl by Albert Goldbarth
Eight hours by bus, and night
Oil & Steel by Henri Cole
My father lived in a dirty dish mausoleum
Sonnet 1 by Gwendolyn Bennett
He came in silvern armour, trimmed with black
Sonnet 100 by Lord Brooke Fulke Greville
In night when colors all to black are cast
Mother Night by James Weldon Johnson
Eternities before the first-born day
Sonnet V by Mahmoud Darwish
I touch you as a lonely violin touches the suburbs of the faraway place
Sonnet by Alice Dunbar-Nelson
I had no thought of violets of late
Sonnet 8 [Set me where as the sun doth parch the green] by Petrarch
Set me where as the sun doth parch the green
Sonnet 101 [Ways apt and new to sing of love I'd find] by Petrarch
Ways apt and new to sing of love I'd find
Today We Make the Poet's Words Our Own by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To-day we make the poet's words our own
Sonnet—Silence by Edgar Allan Poe
There are some qualities--some incorporate things
Without Discussion by Samuel Amadon
What people said, what left the table dark
Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost
I have been one acquainted with the night
Testing Gardening by Marie Ponsot
Half-Hearted Sonnet by Kim Addonizio
He'd left his belt. She
Chopin by Emma Lazarus
A dream of interlinking hands, of feet
Echoes by Emma Lazarus
Late-born and woman-souled I dare not hope
Love Song for Love Songs by Rafael Campo
A golden age of love songs and we still
I shall forget you presently, my dear (Sonnet XI) by Edna St. Vincent Millay
I shall forget you presently, my dear
I think I should have loved you presently (Sonnet IX) by Edna St. Vincent Millay
I think I should have loved you presently
A Sonnet from the Archive Of Love's Failures, Volumes 1-3.5 Million by Anne Boyer
If you were once inside my circle of love
Love is Not All (Sonnet XXX) by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Gapped Sonnet by Suzanne Gardinier
Between the blinds Past the coded locks
Sappho and Phaon: Sonnet III by Mary Robinson
Turn to yon vale beneath, whose tangled shade
The Clouded Morning by Jones Very
The morning comes, and thickening clouds prevail,
November by William Cullen Bryant
Yet one smile more, departing, distant sun!