I could compare my Love to that god Zeus.
But god he is not in the least of ways.
Or say he always puts his brain to use,
But even that is hard to prove some days.
I could say that at him alone I...
This spirit, prisoner of quietness
For more than two long months, doth newly rise
From silent depths, and to the high address
Of Love and Poetry his wailing cries
Of Solitude impart, with hands...
Sonnet: Virginal Desire
Sonnet on the Problem of Writing Sonnets
The sonnet is a simple form. Or forms,
for there are several—some pained, some wry,
some hoary in their rhyme scheme, some quite spry
Sonnet: On Sonnets
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