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A Shakesperian Dream

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A Shakesperian Dream

Written for a couple who love Shakespeare and are getting married Sat. 02 
Oct. 2010

This isn't a tragedy as in 'Macbeth',
'Hamlet' or 'King Lear':
Nor is it a 'Comedy of Errors'
to bring a heartfelt tear.
It isn't the giving of  a pound of flesh,
as some might suspect.
Nay, it is 'As You Like It',
yeah, 'Romeo and Juliet!'

What can one say to this happy couple
as down the aisle they stride?
'The Taming of the Shrew' must come first
or oh, its woe betides!
'A Lover's Complaint' will surely follow
but its 'Much Ado About Nothing!'
'The Tempest' has lost and 'Measure for Measure'
this wedding is now forthcoming.

           'All's Well That Ends Well'.


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  1. Date: 3/11/2011 1:51:00 PM

    Congratulations on coming through first round with this great work..Sara

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 5:31:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The very best to you in the finals Robert. Love Carol

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 4:30:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week on PoetrySoup Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/29/2010 7:55:00 AM

    Well taught my friend,

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 1:26:00 PM

    A nice tribute you have paid to a couple who love Shakespeare. All's well that ends well. right you are, Robert