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This sonnet form was created by Rebecca Kerr, aka Rebecca-K on Allpoetry.com.
It’s defining characteristic is the
Rhyme pattern: aabbccdddeeeff
It should be written in iambic pentameter with volta at line 7 or later.
Listen Up (Lazy Day Sonnet)
The bishop postulates his weekly view.
If I attend I listen weakly too.
“Begetting best begins when one is wed,
so wait ’til then to take him to your bed.”
The teachers when they must presume to speak,
and parents too, set forth the same critique.
I hear the words yet see our public men
succumb to power’s perks now and again,
to bed a beau- yes, even priests. Amen!
Thus seems they set for us a stale canard
the powerful assume they can discard,
Rebutting or ignoring is not hard.
Their dogma need not now define my role.
It seems that pregnant chicks go on the dole!
© Lawrencealot – April 22, 2014