Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day?  

Tom69plus 58M
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4/17/2005 4:29 pm

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Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day?

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 from fair sometime declines,
By chance or nature's changing course untrimm'd;
But thy eternal summer shall not fade
Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st;
Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade,
When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st:
So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

spicyflavor 39F

5/1/2005 3:08 pm

Geez, I could read Shakespeare all day... even though his work can be dark, it's absolutely beautiful. Tom, thanks btw, for sending me to your blog.

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