Summer of Darkness

Summertime The season of growth Verdant green fields Filled with wildflowers And lovers on adventures Warm sunlit days Swaying in the hammock Lying in the sun Sand and smiles with the Saucy *shush* of the silver waves Life and laughter lighting up Little gatherings of lovers Instead became The season of death Turning light to … Continue reading Summer of Darkness

Classics: “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” 

This is one of Shakespeare’s most well loved sonnets and, perhaps unsurprisingly, it is my current favorite as well. Typically analysis of this poem overall takes the incredibly literal approach to the content in saying that Shakespeare is saying that this one woman’s beauty is eternal and will never fade away because he has written … Continue reading Classics: “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?”