O, Awaken My Soul, Here Comes Spring (Villanelle with audio)

O, awaken my soul, here comes Spring There are so many treasures to be found What joys and delights this season will bring Winters cold grip is softening The changes can be felt all around O, awaken my soul, here comes Spring I feel my heart stirring and being to ring With every beautiful new sound What joys and delights thisContinue reading “O, Awaken My Soul, Here Comes Spring (Villanelle with audio)”

Secrets Between (Sestina)

You whisper to my body Simply by the dark way you say my name; Your eyes are filled with a tense loaded heat, I make sure my reactions are secret, Many times I have learnt to hold my ground Because I worry I’m a prize to you ‘The chase’ is a game for you; ToContinue reading “Secrets Between (Sestina)”

A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)

My love can be hard to see, My mind is busy and my heart is tired And I feel crushed under the weight on me, However, will I do what is required To open up my love and set it free? It’s often difficult to feel inspired. Tell me how love is inspired, With theContinue reading “A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)”

Broken Soulmates (Sestina)

I recently wrote three different Sestinas after a conversation with ‘Vishal Dominic’ aka Nitin, a very talent writer. I wrote two traditionally and for the other, I broken the rules a bit. I will be honest and say that I struggle a lot with iambic pentameter, so I have been kind to myself in thatContinue reading “Broken Soulmates (Sestina)”