Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Belated Birthday Sonnet

Shall a rabbit’s love compare to poetry? Full fast to borrow cupid’s wings, words roar Into the tempest of sweet night; fools be Who fling these darts while muses snore. Yonder shines the dream, moon’s fairy night, Where mischief, madness, sorrow bedeck … Continue reading

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d.i.y. Using Poetic Words

Using words (always a challenge) from the Poetic Words list at flipside records and writing tools d.i.y. list (very cool–check for yourself) at naming constellations, I present an odd little poetic tale. And never, since the middle summer’s spring, when dying tree roots whispered … Continue reading

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My Son’s First Sonnet

My freshman is studying Romeo and Juliet as the school year winds down. (Just what we need heading into summer–teen love angst.) As a part of that study, he and his classmates have to write sonnets. (Wow!  Really?  Freshman writing … Continue reading

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