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Sonnet  65: Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea


Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea
But sad mortality o’er-sways their power,
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Staged reading!

So, my Sonnets play is getting its staged reading next Monday, as… well, basically as part of the 2014 Shakespearean celebrations.

For several reasons, I haven’t been able to attend rehearsals, so it’s going to be a complete surprise. 373 more words


The Fan Performance: Mr Shakespeare Reads

Mr Shakespeare Reads offers a playful investment in the human face behind the texts – or at least a simulacrum of the author drawn from popular culture representations. 312 more words

YouTube Shakespeare

The Sonnet, explained

Why write a sonnet

Yesterday’s poetry offering, Salsa,  was written in the form of a Shakespearian sonnet (with one or two liberties taken!).

It is a prescribed form of poetry that has a specific meter and rhyme scheme.   808 more words

Creative Writing

Shakespeare's Sonnet 138

Today, a sonnet. Sonnet 138 is one that we’ve been puzzling over as part of our project work – especially its use of “unlearned”. Enjoy. 119 more words