David Wood

Rookie - 347 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 66: On Sonnets - Poem by David Wood

Will Shakespeare, our greatest sonnet writer,
Left his mark in history with his plays;
Crafted his sonnets making his words brighter
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Re the last line, I am not writing about anyone in particular.

Comments about Sonnet 66: On Sonnets by David Wood

  • Rookie - 341 Points Joseph Anderson (7/25/2013 2:47:00 PM)

    Amen-I love and agree with that last line. A great sonnet. I believe you British writers
    inherited some of Shakespeare's genes- fine job here (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,038 Points Diane Hine (7/25/2013 8:21:00 AM)

    Great last line - it's up to the reader to decide if those tears are of admiration or despair! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 379 Points Leaking Pen (7/24/2013 7:30:00 PM)

    Dear David
    You have ipadded, Iphoned, Androided the sonnet to our modern are, love the fanfare for the common man
    you make sonnets so accessible and yet rich in meanings and text, I am learning a lot from you, you are a masterful teacher
    Truly
    Paul(Leaking Pen) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,891 Points Heather Wilkins (7/24/2013 3:58:00 PM)

    Shakespeare were truly great there are many modern poets reaching greatness also. time passes and everything changes. like the modern write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (7/24/2013 3:12:00 PM)

    I enjoy your Sonnets David as you make them modern and interesting.
    I feel all types of poetry can be fresh and readable.
    Will I reckon would give you top marks! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,791 Points Dave Walker (7/24/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    A great poem, Shakespeare certainly left is mark.
    I wonder what he would think about today's poets. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,554 Points Anthony Di''anno (7/24/2013 8:42:00 AM)

    You have a natural ability when writing sonnets David. I always enjoy reading them. You have certainly awakened me to their beauty and you never swear in yours :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,358 Points Lyn Paul (7/24/2013 7:38:00 AM)

    Lovely flowing words David, love the variety in your work. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,827 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/24/2013 6:45:00 AM)

    Beautiful sonnet remembering Shakespeare...Wonderful write and I enjoyed reading it...Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,962 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/24/2013 6:35:00 AM)

    David, you have mastered the art of writing sonnets. Keep writing. You are bringing the beauty of sonnets to the modern world. Beautiful sonnet remembering Shakespeare. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,962 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/24/2013 6:34:00 AM)

    David, you have mastered the art of writing sonnets. Keep writing. You are bringing the beauty of sonnets to the modern world. Beautiful sonnet remembering Shakespeare. Thank you. (Report) Reply










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