The Seasonal Trend

by Kerrie Ann Salsac

Christmas Poem: Challenge

sonnet 7

It’s vintage, it’s tacky, it’s all the rage.

Bright garish colours screaming from your chest,

a trend for masses of folk to engage,

in all sincerity or merely jest.

When your grandma was knitting, who’d have guessed?

A fashion disaster, now so adored

that everyone’s absolutely obsessed,

and buying as many as they can afford!

Love for the festive jumper trend has soared,

and yet I still don’t own a single one.

Maybe this Christmas I’ll get my reward,

then I’ll be able to join in the fun.

It’s vintage, it’s tacky, it’s just begun.

It’s a trend that none of us can outrun.

***

The Twelve Sonnets of Christmas

Day # 7

Irish Sonnet 

Obviously influenced by the English sonnet there ia also still a Celtic influece in making a link from stanza to stanza.. It still follows the three quaterns and a couplet pattern, but each stanza is linked to the next giving a rhyme pattern of;

a. b. a. b. . b. c. b. c. . c. d. c. d. .d.d.

You can find the other Sonnets of Christmas here on Poet’s Corner by my archive or you can visit my blog.

8 Comments to “The Seasonal Trend”

  1. Funny! I’ve heard of ugly Christmas sweater contests (and own at least one worthy entry 🙂

  2. The old fashioned xmas jumper is back 🙂

  3. One of you who liked this was my 200th like on Poets Corner 😀 How exciting is that! (for me anyway haha)

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