Malaysian Sonnet

This sonnet was created by the Philippine poet Jose Rizal M. Reyes. It uses an English structure of 3 quatrains and a couplet with a Spanish rhyme scheme. This gives the following rhyme meter

aaba bbcb ccdc dd

Example: Flying High by Jez Farmer

My love, we’re flying high above the night
and through unguarded silver beams of light
on crimson wings that make no earthly sound
we are to love as dragons are to flight.
On crimson wings that make no earthly sound
we’re free to dance when feet ne’er touch the ground
as dreams dissolve behind a moonlit mist
the sweetest dragon’s heart beat can be found.
As dreams dissolve behind a moonlit mist
the stars reflect upon our lovers’ tryst;
revealed in mystic tales I know are true
the only truth and reason I exist.
Revealed in mystic tales I know are true,
the dragon deep inside my heart is you

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