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Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more annoying than a buzzing mosquito. Rough winds do radiate from your way, And your face is red as a ripe tomato. Sometimes too bright your sweaty skin doth shine And often is my fair vision dimmed By the sight of your face, in decline, And your thighs, needing to be slimmed. But thy eternal summer shall not fade When will you pay the money that thou ows’t? Thy personality cuts me like a blade When in eternal lines to time thou wrinkles grow’st, So long as men can breathe and eyes can see, So long lives this: thou shalt remain ugly.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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Date: 3/2/2012 1:15:00 PM
Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us here at PoetrySoup Kate. I hope you have a great weekend filled with inspiration. I will be back the first of the week and hope to see more of your poetry posted here to read. Love, Carol
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Date: 3/2/2012 11:51:00 AM
A completed poem - be proud of yourself Kate. - oxox love Anne-Lise
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Date: 3/2/2012 8:17:00 AM
hilarious!!! i love the "thighs, needing to be slimmed" line and also "the money that thou ows't" - a wonderful parody!
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