Treasure Island

Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

A Rant, Arrant Arrogant Words' Worth Jack Out Of Contest Box Know Form Verses Versus No Norm


Pregnant with celestial fire
Confined to prose in contest which
Refuses verse that draws higher words
Save norm form free, hitch bitch stitch narrow.

Words' worth, William not withstanding,
Should not be to hearse prose restricted,
Inspiration demanding thoughts
Verse rose evicted should not be.

A muse sing out, outside the box
With cutting edge contemporary
Power, precision, unblocks trace
To grow perceptions, and vary flow.

This sonnet's written tongue in cheek
To argue weak bleak are word jails.

Submitted: Friday, August 30, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013

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(22 May 2010

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