3/22 Tea Time) Why I post in Shakespearean sonnets PART
My case for posting in rhetorical
verse. (Part II) [I rest my
Posted by: forensicpopouri - Mar 22, 2002, 4:35
CONTINUED FROM PART
(3) AND NOW FOR REASON
THREE TO WRITE IN VERSE --
you've taken time and care to speak.
make it fit iambic, you rehearse
possibilities, and then you seek . . .
. . . the best among your options to
Which leads to REASON FOUR: and
You may discover
that you must confess
the point you thought
you'd make was in disguise.
rhyme" can force you to new views --
thoughts you'd never have without "the
Ironic'ly the freedom that you
is amplified, returned. So it's not
fools . . .
. . . who would make
(So make slams of
folks' "poetry" past tense.)
IS A SONNET SEQUENCE. Sonnet 4
be the peroration of my case.
should be clear by now, I could write more
but then somebody'd smack me in the
I smile at that,
but that is what this is.
the status quo upside the head.
answer questions for which there's no
I ask why it is that we feel so
wed . . .
. . . to tiny-type, prose
paragraphs on screen.
notes in high school typing class.
on! Dress up our words like
Or must we stay the
same as Latin mass?
So last: "I
mock you with my monkey pants."
stand there scowling -- get out here . . . and
no higher honor would I seek than your
response in verse
forensicpopouri - Mar 22, 2002, 6:28
and the moments of
your life's attention
made self-evident by your
I.E., Bless you British heart. <sincere
weak reply to your glorious words, well a cat may look
at a king...
skull_uk - Mar 22, 2002, 5:46
Tho' a sonnet's not my
(The skill's beyond my humble brain),
'knowledge your superior poet's gene
displayed in each refrain.
You shine your light on
Of all things in the
Setting to work our feeble minds
seek out views of other kinds.
From old 'uns like me
to those of teen
A new way for us to vent our
A poor attempt at a reply
But I was
impressed enough to try.