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(07 April 1950 / London)

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Sonnet 65: On the birth of a new royal baby

A wonderous delight has come to pass
The birth of a baby royal to our Kate;
The whole of the Kingdom will raise a glass
And toast this birth with a feeling so great.

William and Kate are the happy pair,
The whole nation is joyful and happy
The baby born with the greatest of care,
Both have to learn how to change a nappy.

One day he will come to rule the nation
That is steeped in our histories greatness:
No one could rise to a greater station
To learn to rule in grace and stateliness.

So let us celebrate this great event
To a new born babe that was heaven sent.

Submitted: Monday, July 22, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013


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  • Kanniappan Kanniappan (8/5/2013 5:26:00 AM)

    Well written sonnet on 'On the birth of a new royal baby'.

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  • Ken E Hall (7/24/2013 7:47:00 PM)

    Nice tribute to the new baby George we all love the royal family, thanks for the write...regards

  • Kevin Halls (7/24/2013 3:05:00 PM)

    A good poem David but sorry I'm not excited or bothered in this birth.
    I can't see the relevance of the Royal Family anymore, sorry!

  • Heather Wilkins (7/24/2013 10:49:00 AM)

    a nice tribute to baby and his family. May he live a long and happy life. enjoyed the read about all

  • Kavya . (7/24/2013 2:39:00 AM)

    a beautiful sonnet dedicated to the new born...a gud write

  • King Big Head (7/23/2013 5:02:00 PM)

    Thank you David. I will pass your best wishes on.

    Your King.

  • Shahzia Batool (7/23/2013 2:30:00 PM)

    Excellent David, there's an unrivalled and strong charm of the royal family that affects and rules the hearts...this write was expected from you...many congratulations...

  • Danny Draper (7/22/2013 4:09:00 PM)

    Here's to the healthy bub and mum and both proud parents. Long may he reign over the UK.

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