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Glorionic Sonnet

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The Glorionic Sonnet is an invented sonnet form inspired by the writing of John Milton. This is a contest form which has been used by many workshops. Introduced by Gloria Martin in 1976 and found in The Study and Writing of Poetry; American Women Poets Discuss Their Craft, 1983.

The elements of the Glorionic Sonnet are:

  1. a quatorzain made up of an octave and a sestet.
  2. metric, iambic pentameter.
  3. rhymed, aabbbccc ddedee.
  4. composed with the pivot in the declamatory end couplet.

~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

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