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Brian Swaine

Rookie - 11 Points (10/29/1962 / Antigonish, Nova Scotia Canada)

The Poet


Shakespeare was a playwright of great ability,
And, although very few of us know it,
That besides being a great writer of tragedy,
Shakespeare was a notable poet.
He wrote sonnets of love and sonnets of truth,
Countless sonnets of feelings in-depth.
He wrote sonnets of doubt and sonnets of proof,
Even sonnets about life and death.
His sonnets were unique 'cause he had his own style,
And this unique style was named after him.
Now, his sonnets have been 'round for quite some while,
And are read over and over again.
Although Shakespeare is dead and gone,
His great sonnets live on and on.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 04, 2009

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  • Veteran Poet - 4,414 Points Kim Barney (12/19/2014 9:04:00 AM)

    Nice tribute to one of the greatest poets ever. One of my poems is a satire on his Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? It's called simply SHALL I COMPARE THEE (Report) Reply

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