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Top Voted Sonnets

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#1
World Blurs
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Heartbeats matching the rhythm of two feet. Feet pounding against the pavement, its beat. Rapid breathing is all that fills her ears. Run through the pain, run through the flowing tears. Don’t look back, don’t reminisce the dark past.... (more »)
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#2
Your Demons Are Under Your Bed, Mine Are In My...
The thin white walls barely contained my screams I would scream for hours, nobody heard me I wasn't loud enough so it seems Since it's been days now i see I only had short amounts of time Looking to the floors at the muddy water Until my... (more »)
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#3
Want her love
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When love is won, Love is lost. When I want her more, I get cut off. I want her love, Or get cut off. That's how I want her love. (more »)
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#4
Linger
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Why should one linger on futile desires That simply manifests to despondence Prospects markedly dire by fate's decree Sans prudence, this foolhardy submission Afflictions from this overwhelming pain Of something simply unobtainable In... (more »)
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#5
Cross-Fire
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Whether sparked by clashing wills of elders, Blazed by intense, comely lust and desires, Two flames fuse under tower-like shelter. Under the tense, woeful eyes of Friar Under the noses of hostile parents, Astray in their raging, scalding... (more »)
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#6
Math is not for me
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Math At school I do math every other day It is my least favorite subject is what i have to say There's Econ and English and Graphic Design 2 But when I'm in math I don't know what to do The numbers and letters don't fit in my head When I... (more »)
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I’m better off This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     a drumming beatrolls through her headseems screamed aloudbut yet unsaidshe marches onto her new songtries to move onshe marches on“I’m better offbetter withoutI’m better offwithout a doubt.It is a... (more »)
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Lassitude This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Midnight stars that drag along,foolish man who sings heavy-hearted songs.Flowers in the field - never to blossom,ambitious dreams hidden at the bottom,wonder turns to resentment, as summer turns to autumn.Seasons of... (more »)
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#9
The Lawless Mind This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When golden caskets horrors hold,And lead are filled with treasure,Is all that’s true that we are toldSo far away from pleasure?Harpies, Devils, Angels comeTo twist and change our fate,But how can we never succumb To what we can’t... (more »)
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#10
Valley of the Viking This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     There is a little pass, Way down yonder, Where the Viking roams, Free to contemplate and wander. Between the Great Mountains, Lies the Mystic Beast, The Thrill of the Hunt, the taste of the blade, Soon he will begin... (more »)
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#11
Sonnet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     The great tree stands ten feet around its baseand reaches past the peak of a steepledchurch. Looking calmly, with knotted face, pastthe great red doors, past the well-dressed people.Old tree, your gnarled fingers... (more »)
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#12
You & Me
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I saw you today, But you're not as I remember. Your eyes no longer sparkle, You've changed since last September. You were so full of life, Yet now you are so cold. Your personality has tarnished, When you once had a heart of... (more »)
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#13
Maddix This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Little hands wave happilyChubby cheeks drip with spitHis feet spin ’round wildlyWheels turn enlarging his witCuriosity shines in his eyesBaby babble comes out of his mouth He stares at everything with unheard... (more »)
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#14
Sonnet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In dreamlike daze, one floats and cannot stop With bare feet gliding ’long the raised walkway Beneath the trees whose virgin shadows drop Athwart the planks of splint’ry wood they lay. Reaching ’cross creams and ash of peeling bark The... (more »)
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National Spelling Bee This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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While down my back a bead of sweat does drip, And eyes go flitting to soft carpet floor, My tongue does quake at thought of verbal slip As parent-made applause begins to roar. Letters, sharp as tacks, cease their dark allure, Potent smells... (more »)
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#16
Impede, Recede, and Concede This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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My heart does not beat for you anymore. It powers down, ensuring no emotion. I dare not surrender to your poison potion, But flee from wounds which time could not restore. What a pedestal that has been set, An unyielding power coarse hands... (more »)
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