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August 27, 2015 | By

A roseate sonnet with a beautiful rhyming structure and an acrostic of a rose in the last four lines. This poem was voted in the Rejected Stuff group as one of the two best sonnets.

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Rare as the half read favorite fiction- One that yellows beside my window

One moment, we are inches apart
The next, you find me galloping high
You yell in dismay, your voice crumbles
You’re so sure this is the last good bye

How do I explain, my whim to depart
After a deep, deep night of maddening mush
If I were you, and you the flier
I know this would have hurt as much

You’re a phenomenon. A rare occurrence
is all I can say in my meek defense

Rare as the half read favorite fiction-
One that yellows beside my window
So precious I dread reaching the end
Eventually though, I will. I know.

Read about Roseate Sonnet: Roseate Sonnet: An Experience in Learning the Art of Poetry

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Ananya Chatterjee is a software professional working for Oracle India Pvt Limited. A gold-medalist in Computer Science from University Of Calcutta, Ananya has always been passionate about writing verses. She is a trilingual poet and translator in English. She is the author of the Amazon bestseller, The Poet & His Valentine, a collection of verses.  Another Soliloquy is her second book co-authored with poet Shruti Goswami. Her works have been published as part of the anthology on erotica, Hot Summer Nights 2014 by Inner Child Press Ltd., USA, as well as, as part of an anthology of Epitaphs, also by Inner Child Press Ltd., USA.  Her poems were a part of  Soulful Whispers - An Anthology of poems from the All India Poetry Competition 2014 By Poetry Society India . She was the winner of the Ekphrasis Poetry Contest at the National Poet’s Meet 2015. She has been awarded Certificate of Merit as part of Reuel International Award for Literature, 2015. Ananya also worked as a translator for the poems by actor and poet Soumitra Chatterjee, published in the book Forms Within. To find out more about her works, please visit www.ananyachatterjee.com
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