Love is often depicted as childish, angelic or gentle. And sometimes all three. So, for my first ‘personification’ sonnet, I imagined love as a gigantic creature – one capable of grabbing Cupid in its fist and squeezing the arrows out of him. To emphasise the separation of Love as a beast from Cupid, I refer… Continue reading Personification 1: Love is a Beast
Sonnets are English language’s haiku. The sonnet’s form (14 lines of iambic pentameter) is strictly defined. Love, on the other hand, is indefinable. Which is a problem because it’s also the emotion that most impacts us. If we’re lucky enough to have safety and sustenance, then Love steps in and shapes our lives – through… Continue reading These are Love’s Sonnets.