With this anniversary month fully underway, we turn to a sonnet beloved by many for its straightforward yet beautiful message on love: Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18. As you read through this… Read More»
As spring begins to blossom in full force, we turn to William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 33, which uses nature as a powerful example of the changing nature of life and how we can choose to address it.
Love frequently appears throughout Shakespeare’s sonnets, though not all of them describe it in the same honeyed fashion. In William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130, he turns away from certain poetic conventions, and in turn shapes a less kind, though also a less blinded, description of his mistress.
With Valentine’s Day still nearing, we turn again to a sonnet on love. This week, we chose Sonnet 29, Shakespeare’s reflection on love’s nature to heal and soothe those in its grip.
As we prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day this month, we look to Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare, which celebrates the most ideal form of love: the constant commitment to another, undisturbed… Read More»