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Dr John Celes

Veteran Poet - 2,720 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: To Shakespeare, With Love


O Bard of Avon – Poet Shakespeare!
You shook the world by painting with your words;
What plays, you wrote enacting them well, dear!
The music was echoed by even birds.

‘To be or not to be’, was one question;
How well you wrote the play in acts and scenes!
Yes, drama, poetry was your prime passion;
Your romance spewed forth magic upon teens.

Your sonnet-spree allured most poetic minds;
The structured style with rhyme sequence was great;
Good metre, melody, it always finds;
With ease you made them to appeal till date.

O Bard of fame, who stood the test of time!
You made the world of literature, sublime.

Fondly dedicated to the eminent poet-dramatist of England
By Dr John Celes, Indian Poet and Sonneteer
Copyright by Dr John Celes 22-09-2013

Submitted: Sunday, September 22, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

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a tribute to a great sonneteer by a sonneteer

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