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I'm Sorry, Billy Shakespeare

I despise sonnets, and they despise me. So obnoxious with their fourteen line rhymes. I’d rather be attacked by a banshee Than be subjected to my mind’s rhyme-crimes. Fingers tapping to the ten syllables. Dead to the iambic pentameter. Now I’m praying for the running of bulls. A better poet would make my freezer. o, I know Shakespeare would be so ashamed To read the words that lay upon this page. They do not stand to the man they are named. A Shakespearean sonnet on rampage. I know the man himself would not agree, But thank God for rhyming dictionary.

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Date: 11/30/2012 6:29:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in Francine's "Humor Me" contest Kara. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/19/2012 2:39:00 PM
Kara.. congratulations with your poem... always~ :-) PD
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Date: 11/18/2012 11:42:00 AM
Beautifully and artfully written. Congratulations on the win!
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Date: 11/18/2012 10:32:00 AM
hey, I've done more than 300 and they are not hard for me, but you know what? I bet you have your own strengths , such as writing funny poems and what you do YOUR best is something Shakespeare could never have been able to replicate! I enjoyed this one, Kara. Congrats in the funny poem contest.
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Date: 11/18/2012 8:40:00 AM
Big congratulations Kara, I have just written my first and boy was it hard xx
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Date: 11/18/2012 8:00:00 AM
yup yup LOVE the rhyming dictionaries!! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Date: 11/18/2012 5:14:00 AM
congrats Kara ....Seren
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Date: 11/17/2012 10:36:00 PM
congrats on your 5th place win in the contest Kara
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