R.S. Gwynn



                  Shakespearean Sonnet

          With a first line taken from the tv listings


A man is haunted by his father's ghost.
Boy meets girls while feuding families fight.
A Scottish king is murdered by his host.
Two couples get lost on a summer night.
A hunchback murders all who block his way.
A ruler's rivals plot against his life.
A fat man and a prince make rebels pay.
A noble Moor has doubts about his wife.
An English king decides to conquer France.
A duke learns that his best friend is a she.
A forest sets the scene for this romance.
An old man and his daughters disagree.
A Roman leader makes a big mistake.
A sexy queen is bitten by a snake.


R.S. Gwynn, Dogwatch, Measure Press, 2014.