This sonnet combines Petrarchian and Spenserian rhyme: I started out intending to rock the Italian, but then the poem got away from me a bit. I like the ABBA pattern, which is why I prefer the Petrarchian style, but instead of using that straight for two stanzas, I interlaced the rhyme a bit. I like the idea, but did I pull it off? Please, tell me what you think of it, and of how the scheme aids or hinders the poem. Advanced critiques are encouraged!