William Shakespeare

(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616 / Warwickshire)

William Shakespeare Poems

1. Sonnets To The Sundry Notes Of Music 3/30/2010
2. Sonnet Xxxvii 5/21/2001
3. Sonnet Lxxxvi 5/21/2001
4. Sonnet Lxxvi 12/31/2002
5. Sonnet Lviii 5/21/2001
6. Sonnet Xci 5/21/2001
7. Sonnet Lxi 5/21/2001
8. Sonnet Xii 5/21/2001
9. From The Rape Of Lucrece 4/17/2015
10. The Procreation Sonnets (1 - 17) 3/29/2010
11. Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I 8/9/2016
12. Sonnet Lvi 5/21/2001
13. Sonnets Vi 1/4/2003
14. Song of the Witches: "Double, double toil and trouble" 11/20/2015
15. Sonnet Lxxx 5/21/2001
16. Sonnet Lvii 5/21/2001
17. Sonnet Xcviii 5/21/2001
18. Sonnet Lix 5/21/2001
19. Sonnet Xxxiii 5/21/2001
20. Sonnet Xiv 5/21/2001
21. Sonnet Xxxix 5/21/2001
22. Sonnet Xli 5/21/2001
23. Sonnet Lxxxi 5/21/2001
24. Sonnet Lxxii 12/31/2002
25. Sonnets Iv 1/4/2003
26. Sonnet Lxxi 12/31/2002
27. Sonnet Xcix 5/21/2001
28. Sonnet Xc 5/21/2001
29. Where The Bee Sucks (from The Tempest) 6/10/2015
30. Speech: "Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow" 7/20/2016
31. Sonnet Xiii 5/21/2001
32. Sonnet Xxxvi 5/21/2001
33. Sonnet Xi 5/21/2001
34. Sonnet Xxiv 5/21/2001
35. Sonnets Iii 1/4/2003
36. Sonnet Lxii 5/21/2001
37. Sonnet Lxix 5/21/2001
38. Sonnet Xcv 5/21/2001
39. Sonnet Lxxiii 12/31/2002
40. Sonnet Lxxxv 5/21/2001

Comments about William Shakespeare

  • Hamlet (11/16/2017 2:45:00 AM)

    ToBeOrNotToBe

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  • Joshua Aaron Guillory (10/24/2017 10:49:00 PM)

    ''I remember, the players have often mentioned it as an honor to Shakespeare, that in his writing, (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, “Would he had blotted a thousand, '' which they thought a malevolent speech. I had not told posterity this but for their ignorance, who chose that circumstance to commend their friend by wherein he most faulted; and to justify mine own candor, (for I loved the man, and do honor his memory (on this side idolatry) as much as any.) He was (indeed) honest, and of an open and free nature; had an excellent fancy, brave notions, and gentle expressions, wherein he flowed with that facility that sometime it was necessary he should be stopped. “Sufflaminandus erat: '' (He should have been clogged) as Augustus said of Haterius. His wit was in his own power; would the rule of it had been so too. Many times he fell into those things, could not escape laughter, as when he said in the person of Cæsar, one speaking to him: “Cæsar, thou dost me wrong.” He replied: “Cæsar did never wrong, but with just cause; '' and such like; which were ridiculous. But he redeemed his vices with his virtues. There was ever more in him to be praised than to be pardoned.'' - Ben Jonson (1572 - 1637) , 'De Shakespeare Nostrat' (Of our countryman, Shakespeare)

  • Dineo Seutloali (8/21/2017 12:04:00 PM)

    he is the most famous writer in English and yes he was talented

  • Marie Lanier (5/18/2017 6:05:00 AM)

    when did Shakespeare start poetry?

  • Greg Bell Greg Bell (4/16/2017 5:02:00 PM)

    I have been a Bardaholic ever since I discovered his work in class in High School. The secret (if there is one) is that our teacher had us Read the Work Aloud. Bingo. As I've just discovered this list, and as we celebrate his birth in exactly 1 week, here's a celebration of the day I discovered my love of the Bard:

    The Earth Corroborates My Find

    Stranger in town, I am alone
    as I leave the Harvard COOP
    (rabbit warren of books, books, books)
    pleased with myself and with my find
    for under my arm is a hard cover edition
    impeccably edited by G.B. Harrison
    of The Complete Works of Shakespeare

    As I trudge through Harvard Square
    my feet crunch and sink through the outer
    crust of snow, frozen thread from sky
    to earth, that sucks at me as mud
    but winter’s chill on my bones is overcome
    by the warmth of this my find
    for all but the apocryphal plays
    are now at my fingertips
    destined to be well marked and thumbed
    in my Shakespearean peregrinations:

    From The Comedy of Errors
    through the Henries and the Richards
    to the sublime valedictory
    of The Tempest, all here
    All here Venus and Adonis
    The Rape of Lucrece
    the cryptic, enigmatical
    Phoenix and the Turtle
    and the Sonnets, open windows
    to the Bard himself
    all of whom I feel I’ve freed

    These many lives I carry with me
    lost in this realization, when
    a bird chirps my senses back
    to the moment – such a moment!
    aware now for the first time
    the sun is peeking through
    winter’s miasma, melting icicles
    evanescent on the trees, revealing tiny
    mighty green buds a’growin’
    and up through the snow

    crocus pushes toward the sky
    my leaping heart begins to sing
    we join the chorus, ghosts and I
    for it’s now Hallelujah Spring!

  • Joshua Adeyemi Joshua Adeyemi (4/3/2017 12:33:00 PM)

    Great Great Awesome Awesome And A Motivation

  • Soud Al Dawood Soud Al Dawood (3/31/2017 8:16:00 AM)

    lol nigga, your ded as shit boi.

  • Nourhan Ali (12/29/2016 5:13:00 AM)

    He is the greatest poet at all

  • Rose Kanana Rose Kanana (11/4/2016 10:15:00 AM)

    A great poet of all seasons. Good work you have shared with the world.

  • Sushmita Dutta Sushmita Dutta (6/11/2016 5:32:00 AM)

    Born and dead on Avon the same date,23rd April
    Romantic playwright Shakespeare none can ignore!
    He ever lives in his 32 Plays and 154 Sonnets......!

    His plays are mirror to life reflecting about humans
    In seven ages of men opening the curtain to show
    As child, pupil, lover, soldier, courtier, wise, old man!

    What a quintessence of precious dust man is, he says!
    Warrior, philosophic in nature, gentle and noble man
    Surely cannot take revenge on murderer of his father!

    Unlike Hamlet, Prince Hal jovial with fat Falstaff, yet
    At the time of emergency fights bravely for nation
    And proves himself to be worthy son to his father!

    That character Shakespeare develops further into
    His favourite hero Richard III and gives a sketch
    And full picture to the best he can to immortality!

    Comedy or Tragedy or history, he shows his skill,
    Power and range depicting characters none can forget
    And refer in life parallel happenings to one and all!

    Whoever loved, that loved not at first sight.....?
    Love at first sight we came to know from him first!
    Romeo and Juliet & Antony and Cleopatra live long!

    Star crossed lovers' hearts stricken with arrow
    Cupid boy releases from his bow never fails and
    Lovers live or die together to be immortals ever!

    Cleopatra's serpentine beauty captures hearts of
    Emperor Julius Caesar and his faithful friend Antony
    Till death and suicides herself by the bite of snake!

    He creates romantic love life controlled by Nature
    At first and at the end of his career makes Nature
    Go under the control of man envisaging future too!

    For him life is such stuff as dreams are made on
    And is rounded off with a sleep at the end sure!
    Closing curtain so in blank verse he ends in sonnets!

Best Poem of William Shakespeare

All The World's A Stage

All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages. At first, the infant,
Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms.
Then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel
And shining morning face, creeping like snail
Unwillingly to school. And then the lover,
Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad
Made to his mistress' eyebrow. Then a soldier,
Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard,
Jealous in honor, sudden and quick in ...

Read the full of All The World's A Stage

Sonnet Li

Thus can my love excuse the slow offence
Of my dull bearer when from thee I speed:
From where thou art why should I haste me thence?
Till I return, of posting is no need.
O, what excuse will my poor beast then find,
When swift extremity can seem but slow?
Then should I spur, though mounted on the wind;
In winged speed no motion shall I know:
Then can no horse with my desire keep pace;

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