MacGregor Tagliaferro


The Bard And Beauty - Poem by MacGregor Tagliaferro

Today marks Shakespeare's birth
Plus or minus a day
But the date matters not
The question before us;
To celebrate or not
To celebrate? We shall!

How about a sonnet
That tells of thy beauty
A beauty to be woo'd
How thy beauty is still
As it was on the day
When first your eye I eyed

Or a sonnet that asks
How shall I compare thee?
Whatever that may be,
Whether 'tis summer's day,
It matters not a whit
For thou art more lovely

I could compose some verse
That speaks, but soft, of light
That breaks from your window
As though thou were the sun,
A light that can shame stars
And which none is as fair

Perhaps a toast will do
To the Bard and beauty
And to such stuff as dreams
And wishes are made of
For now bid fond adieu
Till the twain meet again


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Inspired by Shakespeare and my Muse Apirl 2011 Out West

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013


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