A wonderful piece, Carolyn! I've never tried to write a sonnet, but now I will give it a go. I love challenging poetry forms, my favorite being villanelles. Once I get this big move done, I'd like to do for villanelles what you've done here for sonnets. Very informative and inspirational! :D

Science lover, contributing editor at SalishMagazine.org, co-editor of The Open Kimono. Send us your edgiest stuff! https://medium.com/the-open-kimono

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store