This poem came out of the January 7, 2020 Poetry Fishbowl. It was inspired by a prompt from technoshaman. It has been sponsored by janetmiles. This poem belongs to the Steamsmith series. It directly follows "On the Head of a Pin," so read that first or this will make no sense.
-- a Spenserian word sonnet
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A word sonnet condenses the 14-line sonnet form to just 14 words.
A Spenserian sonnet uses the rhyme pattern abab bcbc cdcd ee.