The purpose of a sonnet is to find
(in fourteen lines precisely, per the form)
a way to frame a concept in the mind
from viewing angles other than the norm.
The first two quatrains introduce the theme,
a problem which the final couplet solves,
and - as is demonstrated in this scheme -
the third quatrain is where the theme evolves.
Concision, then, it must be understood,
is for this purpose antithetical.
A sonnet may be ugly, bad, or good,
but brief? The notion is heretical.
Now resolution in two lines I'll bring:
a succinct sonnet? No such goddamn thing.