Important information about Sonnet poems
What makes a Sonnet a Sonnet
A Sonnet is different from all others types of poems. A Sonnet is a poem of fourteen lines using any number of formal rhyme schemes of a b a b c d c d e f e f g g. The last word of each line has to rhyme with its corresponding letter of the line.
A Few Examples of Shakespeare's Most Famous Sonnets
Sonnet no 18: By William Shakespeare ('Summer's day')
Sonnet 29: When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought ~ Sonnet 30 ~ William Shakespeare with text