Let’s Sonnet the heck out of it!

The things you find on blogs. Nicholas C Rossis had this beauty. Shakespeare anyone?

Nicholas C. Rossis

By Daniela Espinoza, danielaespinoza19.deviantart.com By Daniela Espinoza, danielaespinoza19.deviantart.com

I try to avoid posting every day, but this I had to share as soon as I found out about it. Popsonnet has taken it upon themselves to convert pop songs into Shakespearean sonnets.

Here is a small sample, which had me in stitches:

O sweet and noble lad, be not aggrieved!
Pray, lift thyself from off the cursed ground!
Thy travels long have left thee most deceived;
there is a sanctuary to be found.

They’ve pleasant lodgings for thee at a cost
amenable to one of little wealth,
and pastimes there – too many to exhaust –
to cleanse thy soul and fortify thy health.

Let not thy pride dissuade thee from their aid,
or think I speak of what I do not know;
for in my troubled youth, ’twas there I stayed
to lift myself from poverty and woe.

– We’ve cause to thank them over…

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Children and YA author known to branch out into other fiction genres.
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2 Responses to Let’s Sonnet the heck out of it!

  1. Thank you so much for the reblog! 🙂

  2. dalefurse says:

    My absolute pleasure, Nicholas. You have some great stuff over there!

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