Celebrating Poetry in April: 20. A Sonnet Upon Sonnets, by Robert Burns

Welcome to Day 20 of our daily sonnets celebrating National Poetry Month. Tonight, I am reading Robert Burns' "A Sonnet Upon Sonnets," which he wrote in the Shakespearean sonnet form. Enjoy! A Sonnet Upon Sonnets, by Robert Burns Fourteen, a sonneteer thy praises sings; What magic myst'ries in that number lie! Your hen hath fourteen … Continue reading Celebrating Poetry in April: 20. A Sonnet Upon Sonnets, by Robert Burns

Celebrating Poetry in April: 18. The Sonnet by Maggie Bruner

Good afternoon! For today's sonnet, I've selected American poet Maggie Bruner, who was born in 1886 and died in 1971. This is, I believe, the only sonnet she published. It is a simple statement of love for cats and how that love transcends life on this earth. Without further ado, "Sonnet," by Maggie Bruner. The … Continue reading Celebrating Poetry in April: 18. The Sonnet by Maggie Bruner