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Top Voted Sonnets

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I’m better off This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     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.
     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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The Lawless Mind This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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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Valley of the Viking This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     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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Sonnet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     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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Maddix This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     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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#7
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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Sonnet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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.
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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#10
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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#11
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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#12
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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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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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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#15
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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#16
Him & Him
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Commandments stone on slave-prince mountain maul Less pay rebuke from quiet burdens pained Thy new deems obsolete hath heaven call Weeping doves cast crimson, edicts inane Virtuous bride veneer exalting fifth Wed tender beguil’d hands... (more »)
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