Day 13: Spenserian Sonnet

Today, I’m giving the Spenserian Sonnet a try. The great poet Edmund Spenser created this form, a variation of the English form: Fourteen lines composing three interlocking quatrains with the  ABAB BCBC CDCD EE rhyme scheme.

Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt: a not apology

That slimy pit where we were spawned
Sprawls and spits oozing goo.
And still in strife you will the bond
As though that bond were a glue.


Fly you will not or soar the wind that first blew
From the sky that held the sun so high.
You would rather rot and screw
And bind your time as others pass you by.


You will not to any effort apply
That which will leave behind a mark
To bind in hope or joy or honor tie
Future’s fortune, for you to stark.


Let me gaze upon that pond and praise. 
Let me gaze and aid that those who follow blaize.

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