this week’s task was to write a sonnet. now, i wasn’t at the seminar this week so i’m not entirely sure about the specifics. i do know that a sonnet is fourteen lines. however, i am not sure how they are meant to be divided (is the eight and six thing essential…?) or rhyming etc. but rules are meant to be broken, right? here is mine, i hope you like.
Bastard ideas outside the window,
those ninjas and gunslingers
all distracting me as I swallow
their myriad ideas, multiplying like bacteria,
stealing my mind from the matter at hand.
Now, send pen to paper; in anticipation,
and frantic electricity to the inspiration gland.
So here, for your delectation; my chemical reaction.
I see you tracing the patterns of rainbows
finding the meaning in between the words,
and trying to fill your ‘furnished’ soul,
but in spite of what you heard,
there is not tonnes of weight
to this song, this sonnet.