Homework Write A Sonnet About Love

Help finish my sonnet on lost love? I have to write a sonnet for English, and I'im writing mine on lost love. It is a Shakespearean sonnet, meaning the rhyme scheme is abab cdcd efef gg, and it has to have 10 syllables in each line. I have no idea on what to do for the second stanza so I made random stuff up.... This is what I have so far:

The sky is light but I sit in darkness

Days, weeks, months have passed since I have seen you

You left me and now I sit in anguish

Grieving for the one that I  __________???? NO IDEA ON WHAT TO WRITE HERE

You went to place where you can’t come back

I sit and think my gloomy past

Wondering what I did to deserve that

I want to rid myself of the things that tie me back

Yet I can only see your face in my mind

Your glowing eyes filled with love and delight

A laugh as joyous as yours is hard to find

I think of our good times when I sleep at night

I’m lucky that I fell in love with thee

I have your memories to comfort me

Homage to Kenneth Koch


If I were doing my Laundry I'd wash my dirty Iran
I'd throw in my United States, and pour on the Ivory Soap,
scrub up Africa, put all the birds and elephants back in
the jungle,
I'd wash the Amazon river and clean the oily Carib & Gulf of Mexico,
Rub that smog off the North Pole, wipe up all the pipelines in Alaska,
Rub a dub dub for Rocky Flats and Los Alamos, Flush that sparkly
Cesium out of Love Canal
Rinse down the Acid Rain over the Parthenon & Sphinx, Drain the Sludge
out of the Mediterranean basin & make it azure again,
Put some blueing back into the sky over the Rhine, bleach the little
Clouds so snow return white as snow,
Cleanse the Hudson Thames & Neckar, Drain the Suds out of Lake Erie
Then I'd throw big Asia in one giant Load & wash out the blood &
Agent Orange,
Dump the whole mess of Russia and China in the wringer, squeeze out
the tattletail Gray of U.S. Central American police state,
& put the planet in the drier & let it sit 20 minutes or an
Aeon till it came out clean

Homework

Allen Ginsberg

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