William Shakespeare Epitaph Poem by William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare Epitaph

Rating: 4.8


Good frend for Iesvs sake forebeare,
To digg the dvst encloased heare.
Bleste be Middle English the.svg man Middle English that.svg spares thes stones,
And cvrst be he Middle English that.svg moves my bones.

In modern spelling:

Good friend for Jesus sake forbear,
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blessed be the man that spares these stones,
And cursed be he that moves my bones.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: death,grave,poet
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Shaun Cronick 28 March 2020

I never knew just rumours...

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Bri Edwards 20 March 2019

i now swipeth this to adorn my April 2019 showcase of PH poems. bri :) Thanks, Bill! ! ! to MyPoemList also!

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* Sunprincess * 03 January 2016

.........an excellent write...I'm very pleased to see this penned in modern language ?

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M Asim Nehal 20 October 2015

Superb, no comparison when it comes to sonnet, Epitaph and play writing....

3 5 Reply
Rahman Henry 20 October 2015

Wonderful Epitaph by William Shakespeare for himself!

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