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Await The Breeze

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Await The Breeze

Oh pity, my decrepit frame,
With every step I cry,
To see thine self through clouded eyes
And hardly know my name.
Oh God! To be that youth again
When skyward I could fly,
Bereft lament that now abides
With not a knave to blame.

So should I ride that plaintive wind
Or wait the gentle breeze,
To climb with wings on upward drafts
Or stay where I have been ...
I think I shall await the breeze
And ride it till my last.

This is an Italian sonnet rhyme scheme but written in Hymn Meter to echo a style that Emily Dickinson often used. Although she admired and studied Shakespeare she didn't write true sonnets and rarely wrote pentameter but often used iamb meter in this tetra and tri form.

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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 8:25:00 PM

    Craig, nice sonnet on the wind win............. LUV.............. SKAT

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 5:04:00 AM

    Great work that you have penned in this one..Educational add on..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 6:58:00 PM

    what a beauty this one is....very well crafted and worthy of that first place win... congrats Craig :)

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 1:42:00 PM

    Wow......you are show such old style craftsmanship....this poem could easily be written a century ago.....and your research of Dickinson shines throughout! I'm awed!

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 12:35:00 PM

    I feel like I have read one of the works of the old masters. Congratulations.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/29/2013 12:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ha ha I forgot I had posted a similar comment.
  1. Date: 9/29/2013 9:50:00 AM

    congratulations on your first place win, although I was not surprised ;) hugs

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 8:30:00 AM

    I echo Richards comment....very professional Craig...congratulations.. well deserved...

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 9:02:00 AM

    WoW !!!!! And you said I was becoming a skilled sonneteer ... That's such a compliment, coming from you, Craig, thank you! This is amazing, so beautiful! I'm just .. in awe. It's going into my favorites :)

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 3:08:00 PM

    This is great, I feel like I am reading from one of the masters from the past.

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 2:48:00 PM

    To ride the breeze along each youthful dream.How bwautiful this poem flows Craig.Excellent journey..tnks

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 12:42:00 AM

    Beautiful expressions on desire , longing and yearning, Craig

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 4:29:00 PM

    YOU are back with a VENGEANCE! ;) Lovely.....Very full of longing and desire! Thanks for your post on my work...I answered your comment. BTW...BAD news...I worked oh the Sapphic Stanza...but I read some other ones and mine was like...goo goo gaa gaa! So...won't be joining this time! IT WAS HARD! Next time! :)