William Shakespeare
Warwickshire
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Sonnet Xi

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As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou growest
In one of thine, from that which thou departest;
And that fresh blood which youngly thou bestowest
Thou mayst call thine when thou from youth convertest.
Herein lives wisdom, beauty and increase:
Without this, folly, age and cold decay:
If all were minded so, the times should cease
And threescore year would make the world away.
Let those whom Nature hath not made for store,
Harsh featureless and rude, barrenly perish:
Look, whom she best endow'd she gave the more;
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Dr Antony Theodore 15 October 2019
She carved thee for her seal, and meant thereby Thou shouldst print more, not let that copy die. beautiful poem.. wisdom.. tony
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Bhagabat Prasad Hotta 11 November 2018
So nice poem...About the nature..... I like it.......10+++++++++
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rajesh 10 November 2017
so impressive to have such a beautiful poem regarding wisdom, beauty carved
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Brian Jani 26 April 2014
Awesome I like this poem, check mine out 
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