The Petrarchan sonnet, also known as the Italian sonnet, is a sonnet named after the Italian poet Francesco Petrarca, although it was not developed by Petrarch himself, but rather by a string of Renaissance poets.

Example Of A Petrarchan Sonnet


by Rebeka Mendes

I am looking for a song

That makes light of the irony and the comedy

Of our arduous routine and everything in between. A simple harmony

Something I can sing along

I want to hear a beat that makes me feel like I belong
Something that lightens the mood. A sweet melody
That makes my mind break up with its melancholy

I want to dance to a good song

I am looking for a tune

One that gives rhythm to my mistakes

And makes me laugh at what used to ache. A haven to spend time in

I want to feel all the words, the bridge, and the chords. I hope I find it soon
Oh how I wish I could find a riff to lighten the mood and color the breaks

Some day I hope to find a truly good song to live in

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