Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Dusty Deathwatch

When future King Macbeth was but a bairn With six brief candles burning on his cake Had yet the Sisters Weird prepared the cairn Commemorating all the lives he’d take? Were Banqsy and the Duffster good as dead Before they’d … Continue reading

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Wast Employ’d A Handsaw?

William Shakespeare used to have a head In which he kept his pentametric brain And nimble tongue. However, now he’s dead, His jests are much more finite. I’ll explain: Researchers focused radar on the tomb At Holy Trinity where Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Airplane Mode

There isn’t much that one can do When canvas belts encompass you And tables in the form of trays For upright status garner praise In tandem with the backs of seats. Restricted thusly, one retreats As wart-shy tots before a … Continue reading

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451 Candles

Billy boy, we hardly knew ye, for You lived about a million years ago And almost never write stuff any more (I’m kinda jazzed for Double Falsehood, though). In April 1563 your birth Was not reported on the evening news; … Continue reading

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Don’t Tread On Me

What’s sharper than a serpent’s tooth? And no, it’s not ungrateful youth. I’m serious: Tell, if you can, What’s literally sharper than A serpent’s tooth? Can’t answer yet? It’s venomous, plus also wet, And travels with a real, live shark … Continue reading

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A Thorn By Any Other Name Still Pricks

This might look like a sonnet, but it’s not. For one, it hasn’t any sort of rhyme (Much less a scheme); for two, it lacks a lot Of lines, although fourteen could come with time. It’s not Italian, that much … Continue reading

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Quoth Sir Lawrence

Still need your script? Ha! I’ve got mine All memorized: To be, or… …line?

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