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Top Voted Sonnets

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#1
A Eulogy to the Optimism of Youth
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It was pouring rain at the funeral Seattle’s send off: a farewell of tears I stood to eulogize the burial Optimism of youth lost over years “Once, it was rosy innocent,” I droned “Now withered dry at life’s merciless hand.” A... (more »)
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#2
Through Blurred Eyes
No one can see through these blurred eyes of mine Through my eyes the world is much different  Things that had shape become color and shine But much more than appearance is shifted I can see the worlds evil with clear eyes With... (more »)
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Wannabe
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I am a wannabe – that’s what some people call it I would do or be Anything solely for the experience it promises me I would go to prison and spend time in the SHU Or I would ace life and head to Stanford too I would start from nothing... (more »)
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Endless Love
I will never forget that very first day. It was late spring, beginning of May. You saw me there and that was all it took With my head down, nose in a book As you came with a story my way I watched you silently convey. Can I get to know... (more »)
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Our Mistress
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I walk along the way of death and tire The cold and hardened marble is a tease For which I cannot hope is hidden mire Pleasant is the fire of winter breeze Hurt and limp I keep a broken stride With cloak and sword I cut while blind and mute... (more »)
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#6
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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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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#8
Love Sonnet
Since the day we met I knew me life changed, You made me happy everyday we spent. My emotions rearranged and highly Ranked. It made me realize what life meant. I spend most of my days thinking of you And the love and joy you have... (more »)
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Love’s Mutation This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Release me swiftly from your red-rimmed eyes, I can't bear contrived smiles anymore. No more false greetings with your cheerful guise, Relieve your cracking façade, I implore. Sunshine-filled days and a happy semblance, Amorous gazes during... (more »)
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#10
Dysfunctional
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We were so wrong, That we made it right. We slept through the day, And only talked at night. We never told the truth, We only lied. We always laughed, When we should have cried. We were never bland, We had to add spice. We were always... (more »)
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#11
Silent Sonnet
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The rooms echoed of your laughter today, Yet my ears are begging to hear your voice. I see the sand we stood upon that day, Where we joined the cool smooth ocean by choice. I'm waiting to hear the rush of the waves The bubbling foam and the... (more »)
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#12
My Fourteen Children
My fourteen children, how will I clothe you? When thoughts are money, how can I afford To buy ten shoes for each and still be true To all life’s fragments which I shall record? I cannot buy the universe right now. I cannot seal it with a... (more »)
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Sonnet : Time
Feeble attempts to revive what’s already dead, Forgetting moments born have already died, It is this endless cycle we always dread, Time lets the blood running through be dried. Human Ignorance only paints the destination for the brochure,... (more »)
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Sonnet: Deranged
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they came here and saw us for what we are a primitive race, righteous and violent they puzzled our ways for years from afar watching our game of war, they stayed silent then the time came when they could take no more they wanted to end our... (more »)
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summer love sonnet
The sun like a diamond on his russet skin The smell of his cologne carried in the breeze. The dark mystery in his eyes so thin, Thanking god I came to the Florida Keys. His name is unknown to me; I have no clue. It’s importance is little, I... (more »)
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Sonnet- Cheater
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I saw it lying there, and I don’t know how and why this lie could keep going on. I believed our love was pure as fallen snow But you knew that out love was merrily a con. I gripped it tightly and slammed it against the wall, What’s your... (more »)
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