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Read Poems by Benedito Silva

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The Sonnet

I sought to compose an imprudent poem
And started to draw on the blank paper
Words in transparent foliage
That took on the shape of weeping dew. 

I wished to disobey the rule,
Institute an unruly troop,
Not to house feelings of stone,
Nor even listen to balanced peace.

I wanted to, but could not compose
Verses in metrified lines
Using named decasyllables.

Among lines with alternating rhymes,
Is born, with the imprudence as sung
Not a poem, but rather a Sonnet!

Copyright © Benedito Silva | Year Posted 2011

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  1. Date: 2/7/2016 1:15:00 AM

    BENEDITO, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 9/12/2015 7:19:00 AM

    Benedito,, awesome write! I enjoyed reading this poem. Skat
  1. Date: 8/4/2011 8:28:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest. I wish you the best in the final round BeneditoLove, Carol
  1. Date: 4/27/2011 6:17:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Benedito. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 4/26/2011 6:00:00 AM

    I personally love sonnet's when they have something worth-while to say - just like any good poetry. Many congrats on your feature of the week Benedito. Lainie
  1. Date: 4/25/2011 6:53:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Benedito
  1. Date: 4/25/2011 1:40:00 AM

    i have just read this quite unique piece Benidito, much enjoyed.

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