A Terza Rima Sonnet done for Sonya’s Challenge. Instructions on writing a terza rima sonnet:
- There are a total of 14 lines consisting of four 3-line stanzas (tercets) and one rhyming couplet.
- The rhyming scheme is aba bcb cdc ded ee.
- Commonly written as ten syllables per line (Those Who Judge) or eleven syllables per line (Circus of Dreams). It does not have to be a strict count.
- Often seen without spaces between for the sake of continuity.
I hope you like my offering 🙂
Promise Medo promise me you will always be there even when the shadows gather their sheaves and this dying rustle an expunged air when the tides pick up their volcanic steam unleashing fury on this battered shell do promise me you will never leave me even when my breathless heart tolls a bell faint clanging notes of diluted sweetness whisper of a faraway living well let me sip of its ever cool freshness let me drink of the warmth that is your love oh, shield me from this threatening darkness as my lids droop and take their final bow promise me you will stay true to our vows Copyright © Celestine Nudanu (25/10/13)
I appreciate your patience with me as I catch up on your blogs. Thanks a million! Shalom.
I really like this. Something new again. You take on something new and make it yours 🙂 Fantastically done Celestine
Thank you so, Al. 🙂 I had some challenging fun doing it!
I can imagine
Paul F. Lenzi said:
this warmed me all over – like an embrace
Ow, thank you so much, Paul. Your words make me happy 🙂
Skye @ TheSanctuaryofMyHeart said:
This was absolutely beautiful. Well done, Celestine. You bring romance to life for me in this- love the way it should be. Thank you.
You are very welcome, Skye. Your words are a beauty in themselves! 🙂 Lovely weekend!
Wow! This is so beautiful. You did a magnificent job with this form. This form really showcases your writing style. 🙂
Sonya, thanks a million. Grateful to you for this!
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Very beautiful and warm what you described about love and faithfulness till the end. Gentle and touching. I love it 🙂
By the way, greetings from Indonesia. Favor of God upon you.
Thank you so much, Sellairene. Most grateful for your lovely words. I also send you greetings from my country Ghana. God’s abundant blessings on you dear one! 🙂
Oh thank you ((hug)) 🙂
Alice Keys said:
What a beautiful and sweet love poem.
Thank you Alice. I was not sure it would turn out well. 🙂
Alice Keys said:
But your poems do. 🙂
Lucid Gypsy said:
Brilliant Celestine, well done, I wouldn’t have the patience!
Oh you would I tell you, though I must admit that this really tasked me!
As always – I enjoy your poetry!
I am impressed with you following poetry rules. You are truly a master.
So are you dearest Kim!
lovely sonnet – so full of hopeful love. delicious. ♥
Thank you Sun, as always!
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Seyi sandra said:
Powerful! Can’t find any other adjective to describe it!
Thank you Sandra. 🙂
Sharmishtha Basu said:
beautiful one! writing a sonnet is a really tough game!
You are right, Trisha. It was tough! Thanks for appreciating it 🙂
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you have mail my friend with love maxima
Please check your inbox. I just replied to you. 🙂
eliz frank said:
I thoroughly enjoyed it. Impressive.
Glad you find it so 🙂
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