EtiquetteLearner
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I like to write poetry, as also am recovering from a decade of schizophrenia. I am intent on writing more Shakespearean sonnets, but I have a few works that are not confined to that meter.

Submitted Poems 5 total

Sonnet VI

I am so much enamored with my muse,
I have not for to want anything more.
She brings me great inspiration in truth!
With her I feel as though my heart could soar.

At last I know the meaning of true love!
The sentence in her eyes has come to...

by Benjamin Brantley

added by EtiquetteLearner
1 month ago

A Pageant Tale

On a castle court in the motherland
Dwelt a fair princess dressed in soft raiment.
She was brave-at-heart, noble, and street-wise
Of our sovereign Lord, highly deputized.

Men came from afar just to catch a glimpse
Of her beauty,...they braved...

by Benjamin Brantley

added by EtiquetteLearner
1 month ago

A Minstrel's Tale

O' how I loved her so, so long ago!
A coy lass I sought to woo with romance
Telling a troubadour's tale in tableau,
Whenever my own heart would gallivant.

Within her arms, I was an honest king
She would lend her bosom to quietness
And I...

by Benjamin Brantley

added by EtiquetteLearner
1 month ago

Sonnet III

I heard a sacred song from on the stage,
With ears touched by the majestic Divine.
What melody was scribed to my heart’s page?
What blessedness did make my soul to pine?
Her precious name is Jacqueline Marie,
Whose light did brighten even mine own...

by Ceasar Benjamin Brantley

added by EtiquetteLearner
9 months ago

Sonnet I

Come dine with me fair daughter of the Nile,
And I will shew thee love thou hast not known.
Let us beckon companions for awhile,
And have our fill of pleasure at the throne.
Lie thou upon my breast my royal maid,
So shall I call the armor...

by Ceasar Benjamin Brantley

added by EtiquetteLearner
9 months ago

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I thought this poem was well written. It's rhyme meter and subject kept me intrigued all the way through.

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what a wonderful culmination. you really brought the read home when you mentioned the promise of God.

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hail yon pilgrim! your poem is endearing.

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finding love is sweet. this poem is impactful in a tender way.

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Very insightful. I believe there is a spelling error where you meant to write, smile. Other than that, this is great!

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this is a wonderful way of expressing yourself. deeply insightful.

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the new site management wasn't able to access the old site content & restore it, and thus, leads me to believe that all those poems are lost to the sands of time

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thank you

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I need to make an edit to my contest entry, but there doesn't seem to be an option for this.

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great sonnet composition. it is wonderful in it's simplicity.

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Very nicely done.

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