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Cutting Shakespeare Short

Far more erudite and scholarly examinations of Shakespeare’s play Midsummer’s Night Dream have been executed, I am sure–but here are a couple of writerly observations I made in my listening to a dramatized audio of this play which was probably written just prior to the turn of the seventeenth century. 163 more words

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February Reads: ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare

Up until now, my monthly book reviews have been pretty positive. So this month, I thought I’d change it up a little bit.

She is only fourteen, he is only a few years older.

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Not so Sincerely, An Old Friend

Dear Silence,

There are not enough words in the dictionary to describe how much I despise you, so I will refrain from boring you with my trying to find a way to describe it. 375 more words

The Enchanted Pen: The Reign of King Edward III

I stood up, fist-pumped a triumphant “Yes,” and collapsed onto the floor into giddy carpet-angels.

At 2:59pm on January 5, 2017, I did it. I read the word “queen” and was finished with the complete works of William Shakespeare, 146,344 days after he died. 1,235 more words


Monthly Badges: March

So February, come Wednesday, will be no more: but where does that leave us Sporclers with regards to badges?

Well, there’s a few to be earned specifically in March that are worth a look… 218 more words


Whilst other write good words

I am afraid this is simply a (surprisingly lengthy) apology – and a promissory note. 335 more words