Day 257: Sonnet 18

By William Shakespeare Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date; Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm’d; And every fair fromContinue reading “Day 257: Sonnet 18”

Happy Valentine’s Day

For today’s post, I thought I’d share one of my favourite love poems. Its by the wonderful William Shakespeare, Sonnet 130. I love Sonnet 130 because he describes his mistress in the most realistic way, without exaggerating her beauty, but by writing her as she is. I think this is perfect because we live inContinue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”