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Sonnet Two

When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty’s field, Thy youth’s proud livery so gazed on now, Will be a tattered weed of small worth held: Then being asked, where all thy beauty lies, … Continue reading

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Sonnet One

From fairest creatures we desire increase That thereby beauty’s rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decrease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed’st thy light’s flame … Continue reading

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What’s Up With This?

My goal for this blog is self-centered. I hope that by committing to blog entries I can hold myself to the goal to read each of Shakespeare’s sonnets. My hardbound copy of The Complete Works of Shakespeare numbers them at 154.  However, I … Continue reading

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