Shakespeare Sonnet 130 — An “Honest” Tribute to his “Homely” Lover

"Poetic Wednesday" As an English major in college, I was required to take a full semester class on Shakespeare. To enhance my study, I listened to recordings of famous actors while I followed along with the text. Sonnet 130 is one of Shakespeare’s most popular. It is satire. The theme is: you don’t need to … Continue reading Shakespeare Sonnet 130 — An “Honest” Tribute to his “Homely” Lover

“Earth” — A Short Poem About “Intelligent Life” on our Planet?

"Poetic Wednesday" "Poetic Wednesday" is a new weekly category. I love poetry. In college, I took several classes on poetry. I gave a few college lectures and one-man theater performances on poetry. And I memorized well over 100 poems, which will be included in "Poetic Wednesday." In this short poem, Martian astronomers are investigating whether … Continue reading “Earth” — A Short Poem About “Intelligent Life” on our Planet?