Treasure Island

Rev. Rebecca Guile Hudson

(January 31st / Hollywood, CA)

My Shakespearean Sonnet


What Shakespeare didn’t write he left to me
In this, a brand new world and century
The English language lives and breathes, alive
A poet’s job is helping it survive

The Muses use us, soul and body, mind
To write of things that can not be defined
The subject matter always stays the same
It’s love and hate, it’s greed and fear and fame

New words evolve to name the things we see
But subject matter stays through history
Our hands the only instruments of worth
To help the Muses speak and then give birth

Their words are bridges crossing deep divides
That bring to man the peace that truth provides

(November,2006)

Submitted: Saturday, November 04, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, November 02, 2010

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