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Sonnet 15

At night the Morning sleeps and Night she is
Wearing a pearl of stars and moon-lit ring
Her quilt spreads through the firmament a quiz
Unquestioned by nocturnal beasts that sing

I wonder what it would be like to dream
Without the beauty of her essence drawn
To ever be a Queen or ever gleam
The diamonds from her darkness after dawn

Nights ornaments are much to fine a view
That our erotic eyes romance and spy
For it would be a crime if no one knew
Her chandeliers that constellate the sky

And be it may I lay on fertile flowers
Gazing her gown that glitters after hours

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  1. Date: 8/12/2011 10:01:00 PM
    I agree with Emma, your sonnets are wonderful with such lovely visions for the mind. I hope your schedule lets up some so you can find time to write again.

  1. Date: 7/7/2011 5:11:00 AM
    Johnny what can I say? I am in awe of your talents for sonnets. What a stunning picture you've portrayed here. Great imagery 'Her chandeliers that constellate the sky' And I love the last line. Best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 2:05:00 PM
    Very lyrical and poetic. Nice one.

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 10:15:00 AM
    What a way to start my week, reading the words that are flowing from your soul. May you find the inspiration each day to continue writing and sharing your wonderful poetry with us Johnny. Love, Carol