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Shakespeare Piece of the Day: Romeo and Juliet (08/04/15)

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Romeo & Juliet

ACT II, SCENE III. Friar Laurence’s cell.

Enter FRIAR LAURENCE, with a basket… 820 more words


A Fire in California


I wonder…when its sulky breath
smothers their valley vineyards,
if we shall taste it in our cabernet…
if the torrent of its wind storm char… 99 more words


Monday Muse: Why I Love Shakespeare

Greetings, readers, and welcome to the first of this month’s special Shakespeare Muses! August is officially ‘We Love Shakespeare’ month here at Nerd Cactus in celebration of our Good Time Bestie Vacay to Stratford, Canada. 1,053 more words


When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, speak of me as I am. Nothing extenuate, nor set down aught in malice.

Even though he busted out of the cinematic gate with a debut that is widely regarded as the greatest movie of all time, poor old… 503 more words


Shakespeare's "Othello" - Beware the Evil One

Whatever William Shakespeare intended to be the point of Othello, to modern audiences, it is a cautionary tale wrapped up in a trainwreck. On the one hand, one can watch both the situation and the title character tragically spiral out of control, but on the other hand, one can focus on the villain and his evil machinations. 1,034 more words

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Sonnet 24

Sonnet 24

Mine eye hath played the painter and hath steeled,
Thy beauty’s form in table of my heart;
My body is the frame wherein ’tis held,
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