Henry Austin Dobson

(18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921 / Plymouth)

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Urceus Exit


Triolet

I INTENDED an Ode,
   And it turn'd to a Sonnet
It began a la mode,
I intended an Ode;
But Rose cross'd the road
   In her latest new bonnet;
I intended an Ode;
   And it turn'd to a Sonnet.

Submitted: Saturday, January 04, 2003
Edited: Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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  • Pranab K Chakraborty (8/26/2012 2:11:00 AM)

    Fantastic vacillation between Ode and Sonnet. The existing mal-function of life which occasionally getting imbalance with tears and trauma. Excellent intention of exposing the intensity of living. Unique.............Pranab k c 10++ (Report) Reply

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