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Poems in English sonnet

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A Sonnet is a 14-line poem written in iambic pentameter with a specific rhyme scheme. It traditionally consists of three quatrains followed by a rhyming couplet. Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnets are two popular forms in English poetry.

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