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Pranked(Sonnet) - Poem by OTONYE DANIEL

I saw a lady sweet and fair,
I saw her wearing white,
With eyes as blue and sweet as care,
She walked the adouring light.
She's cute and sweet as goodly kittens,
My eyes saw her and leaped for joy.
She wore to match the dress a mitten,
Gifting a reverie to a craving boy.
Aye! I craved to touch her skin of gold,
Then, she smiled and looked my way.
Ooops! I saw her face wrinkly old!
She's an old lady with youth'd sway.
My reveries came to a halting screech,
Never be quick to admire a lady is all i preach!

Comments about Pranked(Sonnet) by OTONYE DANIEL

  • (7/3/2012 4:13:00 AM)

    Yeah! It's adorable! Thanks for sharing the poem. A blessed evening. (Report) Reply

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  • Oludipe Oyin Samuel (6/27/2012 2:02:00 PM)

    It's a tipping sonnet indeed. Well-penned! (Report) Reply

  • (5/28/2012 7:03:00 PM)

    You will be an old man one day. People are people, BUT, a pretty girl turns heads. - BRAVO (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (5/24/2012 9:03:00 PM)

    Aye! All that glitters is not gold.
    However, she seemed a well dressed,
    kind, intelligent though elderly woman.
    I am after all almost 400 years old.
    Did you happen to get her number.
    Nice poem with a fitting title.
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  • Okoye Charles Chukwudi (5/23/2012 11:12:00 AM)

    Its like a song....its nice...and easy to understand especially with the ending line.

    I reckon this as a free verse....but with a rhyme scheme of abab cdcd efef gg....its nice...simple and nothing more
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 24, 2012

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