Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Get Thee to a Punnery

To flee or not to flee, now that’s the thing, the rub that flubs us by the final scene. We wonder, do we bow to numbered king? Exit stage left, or somewhere in between?  It’s Greek to me, we say in foreign tongueand … Continue reading

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love poem

.. this poem is that red, red rose that summer’s day the craving of mouth, voice, hair ………….(silent and staring) those cloudless climes and starry skies …………………….(dying, disappearing.) more thicker than forget, it’s counting the ways those moments of glad … Continue reading

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Space for Quill

.. Greetings, I am enamored to have met someone so fair, so graced from deep within. Never have I known a bright soul yet so full of magic, madness, heaven, sin. Bright crimson lips, and skies of clearest glass, I’ll … Continue reading

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Any Other Name

… Rise up and call yourself strange, unchained from sky and sea and song. Moniker your soul with thorny crown, held down by silence. Stem the sweet, sweet smell of somethingness; give up up up and fill your cup, revel … Continue reading

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One Small Shard of Bard

Brevity is the soul of wit. – Shakespeare’s Hamlet   .. Doubt that the stars are fire, to be …..(or not) a battalion of sorrow (sling, arrow, sleep, death)? ……Words, words, words. Though this be madness, listen: smile ……..(and be … Continue reading

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Impartial Gust

(a Shakespearean sonnet)   . A bloodstained bandit breeze dwindles the dawn, arouses barefaced sun to blushing rise. A gloomy, frugal courtship panders on, as noiseless skysongs tease these jaded skies. Last night, the tranquil skim milk moonbeams spilled, forgot … Continue reading

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This is Just to Say

(a triolet) .. Oh, love is not a summer’s day, for winter comes quite quickly. Yes, plums get bruised and roses fade. Oh, love is not a summer’s day. Huzzah, now let us count the ways, some things regretted thickly. … Continue reading

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Doubting the Stars

(a partially found poem from Hamlet) .. “By indirections find directions out” – Hamlet .. If true north be fire, or moving sun, truth a liar that slings arrows and out -rageous fortune, is there method, madness ……..any where? If … Continue reading

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