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Silly Sonnets

March 11, 2010
By MMM__ BRONZE, Parlin, New Jersey
MMM__ BRONZE, Parlin, New Jersey
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I do not like writing sonnets; they're dumb-
The rhyme scheme is impossible to use.
Who cares that Shakespeare used these poems well,
Iambic Pentameter I don't choose.

I understand the stressed and unstressed marks,
But their purpose I really just can't see;
Poems are not supposed to be like that.
They are better if they are simply free.

My teacher said sonnets are like a horse
That clops its hooves up and down on the ground.
Yet still I wonder what's the point of this
If horse's hooves don't really make that sound

These sonnet things are truly not for me;
The very thought of them just makes me groan.
It is unnatural to write that way.
I doubt if I shall ever write my own.

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Kuninkiat said...
on Jun. 19 2012 at 10:39 am
I agree in excess! Sonnets are ridiculously painful to write, in my opinion. You, however, did a remarkable job with it. ;) Keep it up! (okay, maybe not the sonnet thing, but writing in general!)

on Sep. 28 2011 at 6:38 am
Countrylife4 GOLD, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Someday soon we're gonna catch that dream we've been chasing"
"Seven days without a horse makes one weak."
"The worst part of riding is when you dismount."

Insult my clothes, I say, “Okay, thanks for the compliment.”
Insult the way I look, I say, “Thanks for notifying me.”
Mock me and say riding isn’t a sport, and I’ll say,”You say that ’cause you can’t ride.” But before you make fun of my horse, make sure you have “911″ on your speed dial.

That was awesome! :)

Cripsee said...
on Jul. 2 2011 at 11:34 pm
Hahaha! I truly laughed while reading this. Amazing job :)

MMM__ BRONZE said...
on Mar. 30 2010 at 9:38 am
MMM__ BRONZE, Parlin, New Jersey
2 articles 0 photos 10 comments
Thank you for the nice comment and rating! I actually didn't write it for class, I just thought it would be funny to kind of mock the whole thing xD 

on Mar. 29 2010 at 11:38 am
CountryGothic GOLD, Somersworth, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
"Once something has been said, it cannot be said in other words." -Aristotle

Let me take a little wrote this for class. Well, even though you don't like sonnets and never will write one on your own, I love this and should like to at least see more of different styles than sonnet if that best suites you :)