Verso de cabo rato – “lines with unfinished endings” (A silly sonnet technique utilized at the beginning of Part I)
Hero, newly knighted, clearly cra – ,
Mounts Rocinante; oft adventur -,
Stout Sancho by his side and rather la-,
Yet often simply wise in reason – .
Windmills, giants, goatherds, much lament – ,
Blankets, castles, helmet of Mambri – ,
Felons, naked penance, secret schem – ,
Characters surprised at Don, our he – .
Women beautiful such as Luscin – ,
Shepherdess Marcella, Doro – ,
Teenaged Clara, even Moor Zorai – ,
But no one can compare to Dulcin – !
So what will happen to the One Who Sorr – ?
Part II will fill a few of our tomorr – .