THE SONNET GAME

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

SONNET GAME 2006 - #1

The game: write a quatrain to follow either Quatrain #1 or #2 below: What lies ahead is in fields great in scope, Ample as a rich man’s daughter’s dowry. Walk through them with me, through meadows of hope: So we can uncover the mystery. It's time to leave the preconceived behind; Let's journey forth... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 4, 2006

SONNET GAME #1 OF 2006

Have you not yet tried the Sonnet Game? Go ahead and give it a try: It is not too difficult. Reminder of form: 10 syllables in each line. Rhyme scheme: ABAB CBCB EFEF GG A word on content: Maintain some logical consistency. A word on style: -Imagery should be colourful -metaphors, similes, and... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

SONNET III: It's time to resurrect this game--submit a final line

She stood above him, trying his patience. His frustrated innocence hid from view, Left him with an exclusive audience: Three of his friends left, leaving only two. Nothing he said had made very much sense. His sullen behaviour spoke vast volumes. She was annoyed at the mounting suspense. His friends... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 8, 2005

SONNET III: FIGURE OUT THE SETTING AND ADD QUATRAIN #2.

She stood above him, trying his patience. His frustrated innocence hid from view, Left him with an exclusive audience: Three of his friends left, leaving only two. Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 1, 2005

SONNET II IS DONE: WIN A CLICK—MAKE UP A TITLE!!

I smile! I laugh! You grin! We sin for fun! The smoke soon clears. The music plays. You cry. Later, after many drinks, you give in. I ache! You crave! I taste! You cave and sigh. The tears subside. You trust in me. I stir. Laughter, underneath satin sheets, a canvas. I wander; I reach; I touch; we... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, June 23, 2005

SONNET II IS ALMOST DONE!! FINAL COUPLET CONTEST IS OPEN!

3 CLICKS TO THE BEST 10 SYLLABLE COUPLET THAT MOST EFFECTIVELY CAPS OFF THE SONNET IN CONTENT, FORM, STYLE, AND TONE. HERE ARE THE FIRST THREE QUATRAINS! THANKS TO MUSER AND MYSTIC WHO HELPED FINISH OFF THE THIRD QUATRAIN. I smile! I laugh! You grin! We sin for fun! The smoke soon clears. The music... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Sonnet II coming along well... let's add to it, folks!

I smile! I laugh! You grin! We sin for fun! a The smoke soon clears. The music plays. You cry. b Later, after many drinks, you give in. a I ache! You crave! I taste! You cave and sigh. b The tears subside. You trust in me. I stir. c Laughter, underneath satin sheets, a canvas. d I wander; I reach; I... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, June 16, 2005

THE NEW SONNET GAME II

I smile! I laugh! You grin! We sin for fun! The smoke soon clears. The music plays. You cry. Later, after many drinks, you give in. Sign in to see full entry.

THE NEW SONNET GAME: I INVITE YOU ALL TO JOIN! FOLLOW UP THE NEXT ENTRY:

Slight variation on the rules here.... from the first one... this time each person must add three lines until we are up to the end of the twelfth line... that means there are three turns left... the best ones (according to me and the winner of the last contest --- muser ) are included in the sonnet.... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 23, 2005

BEHOLD THE COMPLETED SONNET! A TEAM EFFORT. MUSER WINS THE FINALE!

You said that we would always be best friends (Ebdawg) Together any castle we would storm (Talion) The silliest causes each one defends (Decshak) It's times like this that give our bond such form. (A. Norseman) Friendship must be stronger than the castles (muser) That rise above our quest for truth... Sign in to see full entry.

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