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ASK NOT FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS

Elusive Muses / Wandering, gypsy souls / Today one was / Forever lost / The deed will not go unpunished / THERE WILL BE / Death in the A…

To Nap, or Not to Nap…

To nap, or not to nap; what a ridiculous question: whether ‘tis better for my eyes / To suffer attempting to hold themselves / Open t…

William and the Word Pirates

William would have found my minky sweat his full moon delight if we’d happened a chance under the same sun.

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS

In the forum we slept / In the Coliseum we wept / A pair of star crossed lovers / Shivering under the daily news covers

The Plot Thickens Featuring Star-Cross’d Lo…

What story am I?

The Plot Thickens Featuring Mistaken Identity

What story am I?

reflection

in the desert / the mirage / of might-have-been / in the shadow / the nightmare / of those / that went before

essay on character comparison in Hamlet by Shakes…

the lives of the characters were broken by their own urgency for revenge

Head lights,books and Shakespeare?

The car was lonely as was I, / The sky was sad, / The trees were mad, / Swaying naked in the late fall breeze, / Everyone missed the sun, /…

a montague’s note

The nobles spun in whirls of color and the hiss of rich fabrics, all the while laughing and twisting their wrists with the gleaming bells, …

Juliet Before She Marries

Her love for Romeo surely is as sweet a rose / (That by any other name would smell as sweet), / But she wonders if she has gone too far.

An Ode to a Toad

This creepy creature whose warted skin glows / From fetid oozing glads, his slime secretes.

Is Rhyming Dead?

Is rhyming dead? And is it thus that all / Who write in ancient forms should be accursed?

The Watermaids

The Watermaid could be any girl, at any time, in any emotional state. She stands at the water’s edge and watches it gently lap at the rim …

Sonnet to Shakespeare

A sonnet for the Bard!

I Want To Write Like Shakespeare

I want to write, / like Shakespeare. / I want my words to / fight fire with fire, / to make your hair / stand on end. / I have seen others …

Romeo to Rosaline

my heart floats on wings / broad enough to enclose / summers crystals / will you not ride with me?

A 4:24 Selectric

A 4:24 Selectric / At the coffee club / I asked for your core / Like Quasimodo or Frankenstein / (Although I was really like the 1931 Bela …

Romeo and Juliet

But Juliet wont forget, the night she awoke, / And saw her Romeo wearing death as his cloak.

With apologies to Shakespeare

The moving lawyer having writ,

With a hey nonni haidy and a nonni nonni ho!

For he that wins to woo her heart / be duty bound to never part / be willing now to make a start / on vying for her love

…on a lover’s breath

My love for thee cannot lay claim to be / As the gilded Sun forever since life began. / I cannot decree that in the stars I see / Us crosse…

I have written nothing yet

I have written nothing yet, / Heads on the writer’s block, / If I ……….

Fallibility

Carressing supple breath…cheering her form sublime, and noble gait

God loves monkeys

One day God was sitting around playing Jenga, and his wife said “have you figured out what to do with those monkeys yet?”. / Go…

Sonnettry.

I don’t mean to come off condescending, / But metered rhyme is easy as can be. / I can’t play piano and I cannot sing / A song that’s worth…

A Kiss

“What wouldst thou give”, the bard did quip, / “To savor yonder lady’s lips?

full of wonder

lo
 / i behold
 / beauty
 / so rich
 / so rare
 / shakespeare’s 
 / beyond compare

Two great photographers, two dodgy stories :)

Doth my eyes play tricks on this body of man? / What nature of the gods to play such tricks? / A sprite, aye, a sprite of the goddess born,…

Poems…Shakespeare, Sonnet 116

Let me not to the marriage of true minds / Admit impediments. Love is not love / That alters when it alteration finds, / Nor bends with the…

Ariel… a spirit freed

You are roused by the sunrise, airy spirit/curled up snug within a cowslip’s bell/yawning and stretching, and breathing in/a freedom you ha…

Juliet

Were I you, my friend, / The poison would remain in the phial / And Shakespeare would be out of his job.

Last words from Shakespeare in the Alley

“This world is a bridge / Pass over it / But build not your dwelling here” / —Unknown saying of Jesus / A. The life of Di…

For Shakespeare’s sake

Romeo Romeo / Where art thou she said / Pining for found love / Soon after found dead / Joined by the handsome / The daring the bold / The …

Shakespeare was Right

“To Be or not To be, that is the question….”

Found Poetry: O, To Ever Understand Thou Poetry T…

A twist from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, 1594 / O poetry, poetry, wherefore art thou complex? / ‘Tis but thy terms that are my en…

ACT TO MAKE FRIENDS

THERE are many occasions when we feel lonely and think if some one near and dear comes. and i cud tell my hearts feelings….many perso…

Found Poetry: A Tribute to “The Merchant o…

And the winner isn’t… / Sympathize with Antonio? Methinks I shan’t. / He’s the picture of virtue, selfless and noble, / but “such a won…

Love’s Sonnet of Reality 1

Memorize with eyes, then hands, then with lips / Tears mix in smiles, fingers blend to one sight

Love’s Sonnet of Reality 2

No need for breath, his touch is now my air / Teeth brush my neck, his whisper feels like fire

Why

Why oh why doest thine heart weep. / For a forsaken lover whose memory thine mind ne’er doth dare to keep? Dost thee understand not …

Dreaming like Shakespeare

a short poem of some fandangled meaning – sometimes you just have to go with the flow

In a Name.

_It is what we answer to / It is who is calling / … / It is the First / It is the Last / It is the Middle._

A Shakespeare Redemption (The Nice Age)

The summer of our split ends, ironed out / Was it a tragedy of making perfect sense / Or is it still, more like a do about FCUK et al? / No…

Getting Off On Shakespeare…

p r e t t y l i t t l e m o u t h ,

nawty channels

Maddened by her lack of sex appeal he thought only a crucifixion or a banishing would shirley do the trick. Thinking hard with his finger t…

The Adventures of Shakespeare the Great Dane

Shakespeare snuggled up, warm and cosy, next to his brothers both softly snoring. He wriggled and squirmed and nuzzled his way in, right up…

Romeo Induced Feelings

Envisioned past and doth she grow, to fill the heart of her own romeo.

Shall I compare thee

Thy eternal immortal, / Embrace every inch of your soul, / It may be brittle and colder in the frost but, whole.

Ophelia’s Poems

Ophelia’s Flowers Underlined / The flowers full of fragrance / Bloom for remembrance / And for thought, / For repentance, / And for d…

the god of my idolatry

FRAMED IN THE SAME REPOSE

Billy Rattledart

All the talk/All the rhymes/Don’t deny it/No more lies/C’mon Will/Let it out/We all know it/There’s no doubt / Shakespeare, I think you’re …

Vigil

“I don’t want her to be disturbed by us”. By this I meant our kind. A car pulled into the drive. He was home.

April with Shakespeare

Whenever April rolls in my mind turns to Shakespeare; probably because his birth and death were in that month (whether he died on his birth…

Shall i compare thee … to my ferrarri?

My sports car’s bumper is redder than your pale lips, / And it’s Parrelies blacker than your silver flecked hair.

If You Prick Us Do We Not Bleed

Shakespeare was a famous man / Known in every single land / For writing the greatest stories / Leading him to lots of glories / So I will …

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