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Sonnet Sunday 5: The Spell

Way back when I worked at a dry cleaners, I remember a coworker telling a story of going to the bathroom at a bar, where a modern witch blew glitter on her and said she had cast a spell. This

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Sonnet Sunday 4: O Death

This is not the sonnet I originally intended to post today. I wrote this one back in October or November when a lot of people around me were experiencing tragedy. This past Thursday night, a young man I know in

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Sonnet Sunday 3: The Dragon and the Princess

During my final year of college, several of my friends went through particularly ugly breakups. If I recall correctly, this particular breakup was publicly cordial for the sake of the group, but the girl was one of my roommates, so

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Sonnet Sunday 2: The Dancers

I don’t remember when I wrote this particular poem. It was sometime before November 2005; I know this because I included it in a mostly-absurd attempt to pull some of my poems together for publication. Most of them aren’t worth

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Sonnet Sunday 1: On the Writing of Sonnets

Every once in a while, somebody asks me for advice in starting a blog. My first piece of advice is always this: Blogging is hard. Don’t start unless you have a specific idea in mind. I usually then use this

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