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On His Thirtieth Year

And here is the remake of something that I wrote two years ago, this very day. Hopefully I did justice to poetry!

This day I welcome my thirtieth year, 113 more words


April 23: At Will

Today, I took a dear friend out to eat
To celebrate his birthday, and we drank
To health and love and spouses. Thus replete
With good opinions, in our chairs we sank, 95 more words


Memories of Shakespeare

Old blankets spread over summer grasses.
Stems poke through, prickling bare legs. I tuck
my knees up in my arms, smudge my glasses,
clean them on the blanket. 76 more words


A Love Story 7

The last in a sequence of sonnets on the theme of love. The complete sequence can be found here

We’re soul to soul in a tender embrace…

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This Day in (fake) History: April 23, 1597

Upon discovering a rough draft of Sonnet 18 while unpacking boxes after their move to New Place, Anne Hathaway goes in search of her husband, finds him relaxing under a Mulberry tree, and starts B-ing him out. 33 more words

Fake History

Happy Birthday William!

Happy Birthday William!

by Melba Christie (c) 2014

Pardon me if I sound presumptuous

As I do not mean to be bold

Perhaps it is not proper of me… 303 more words