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Chris Matthews made a sexist observation
concerning Mrs. Trump’s attractiveness.
I won’t repeat it here. I won’t say yes
to such a horrible communication. 76 more words

Scandalous Women: Was Aemilia Bassano Lanier Shakespeare’s Dark Lady? - Guest Post by Mary Sharratt

Born in 1569, Aemilia Bassano Lanier (also spelled Lanyer) was the highly cultured daughter of an Italian court musician—a man thought to have been a Marrano, a secret Jew living under the guise of a Christian convert. 46 more words


Sonnet 23: As An Unperfect Actor

William Shakespeare

As an unperfect actor on the stage,
Who with his fear is put beside his part,
Or some fierce thing replete with too much rage,

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Love Poems

Songs and Sonnets: A New Venture!

In the midst of the stream of poetry that usually fills these posts I thought I’d pause to tell you all about a new venture in which I’m involved. 820 more words



Since everything is blooming, why am I
still tightly clenched as if a frozen bud,
while blossoms are unfurling to the sky,
feeling like a stone or piece of crud? 90 more words

Cannonades of Summer

A chilled breath creeps across the green
A feeling words left unexplained
Its closing in yet still unseen
A chilled breath creeps across the green…

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