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"Sonnets"... Let's Know More (Workshop Idea)

"In the name of Allah the most gracious the most merciful"

Dear friends,

I am happy to announce holding my first workshop here in Neo. I am not claiming it will be an easy trip but I wish it would be a fruitful one for both you and I. As I said, it is my first workshop and sir Wesley Snow insisted it to be in the shark pool (shhhh, I can NEVER say no to him). It won't be easy for you either as it shall need a real commitment if you are really interested in getting the "bits and pieces" of the sonnet's form, types, meter and rhyme schemes. So much of commitment it needs I stress.

We are hoping to discuss and practice mainly two variations of the sonnet in this workshop: _The Italian sonnet, or as later called The Petrarchan Sonnet after "Petrarch" who was an Italian scholar and poet in Renaissance Italy. His sonnet comprises an octave which is eight lines (of two quatrains) and has a strict rhyme of a-b-b-a / a-b-b-a. This part of the Italian or Petrarchan sonnet usually signals a problem. The second part is a sestet which is six lines with a more flexible rhyme scheme of c-d-e-c-d-e OR c-d-d-c-d-c OR c-d-c-d-c-d and signals the resolution of the problem or a question or a proposition. _

The other variation of the sonnet form is called the English or Elizabethan sonnet that is known later also as Shakespearian sonnet because Shakespeare became the most famous practitioner of this form of sonnet. This is not everything. There is much more. Please consider joining us (Sir Wesley and I) if you have the time and the interest. Nothing pleases us more than joining you in this trip.

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Just don't get too exasperated with me. I've tried these cursed things before and have yet to write a decent one so I'm in hopes this shop will help me learn how.......stan

Hope to be a fruitful experience to all.

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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words
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I would love to give this a try but I am not able to give it the commitment it deserves right now but I will be watching from afar. This sounds like a great idea.

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

It would have pleased me if you have had decided to join. Please feel free to participate if you found the energy and the time dear.

❤❤❤❤❤❤

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words
........Robert Frost☺

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