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Enamorada

Enamored, the orthodox heart did dare, negating the ornery ways that glared, as sparkles snared in a love impasse. Memories quaint, these moments that’ve passed… …of you and I, perfect Sol hierophants Rays of hot gold, palpable in nimble hands as our limbs dazzle-danced with youth’s prowess, denying our eyes of the immanent duress… Amidst the music and raucous laughter, evermore imbibed and tasted hereafter… New Zealand waved its summer days southward ~ Dolphins winked thru the surf’s cresting reward ~~ So long to those sun-filled, warm Christmas days… So long to those love-filled, carefree plays… (5/11/2021: For Summer Love Sonnet contest)

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Date: 5/24/2021 10:10:00 AM
Thanks Susan for your excellent sonnet I think I may have made a mistake, should have placed higher sorry!
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Susan Woodrow
Date: 5/24/2021 7:27:00 PM
not at all, John...I was happy to have a title that suited your theme but a sonnet?! glad it placed :)
Date: 5/11/2021 5:30:00 PM
Hey Susan:) I love your sonnet, as you know they are a favorite of mine. This is a good one! Good luck,
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Daniel Turner
Date: 5/11/2021 6:06:00 PM
Susan, when I was first learning to write sonnets in meter, at the top of my page, I put the na Na na Na na Na na Na na Na then every time I came up with a thought I made it fit the pattern. After a while I quit putting it at the top of the page because it started to come naturally, even in my rhymes. I hope this helps:)
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Susan Woodrow
Date: 5/11/2021 5:50:00 PM
that's high praise for me cos you are really good at sonnets ...i still struggle with syllable stresses ..thank you, Daniel :)