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Love Is Happiness(Bowlesian Sonnet)

Bowlesian Sonnet or Australian Sonnet is attributed to English poet,
William Lisle Bowles (1762 -1850) whose book of 14 sonnets published
in 1789 was heralded for its 'simple sincerity' and expression of thought
through appreciation for life and nature. His works carried a tender tone
and have been described as melodious.
Although Bowles was English and probably never travelled to Australia, his sonnets did.
The honesty and serenity of his poems struck a chord in what was then England's
penal colony and the form was eventually adopted by the Aussies as their own.

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M Asim Nehal 10 May 2021

Awesome information followed by a wonderful poem on love. Full stars Madam...

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MAHTAB BANGALEE 12 May 2021

Beautiful Bowlesian Sonnet on love; nice rhyming structure; enjoyable too

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Thanks a lot for this Bowlesian Sonnet. A good learning that deserves 5 stars.

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Love is happiness! Loved reading this Alankar, dear Indira Ma'm

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2) 5 Stars Full, dear Poetess! And after all you are absolutely right: Who can love a world of war? Profound poem, dear Madam.

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1) A perfect and most beautiful Bowlesian Sonnet. I like very much to read the Intro information about the Sonnet. Fantastic explanation and loveliest rendered.

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