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?” 

Gwenism #2

This isn’t a game of Go Fish… This is Chess. Pawns will be sacrificed, and as many other pieces as is necessary for that matter, in order for me to be the Queen of this battle… ~First uttered by me I’m not sure when. This ism is my current favorite. And, honestly, how could it … Continue reading Gwenism #2

Resilience

Resilience. This is a word that keeps coming back to me but not because I say it to or about myself, rather because there’s a very small handful of those who keep saying it is a quality I possess in great supply. To be honest, I have a difficult time hearing this word applied to … Continue reading Resilience

“lady, i will touch you with my mind” ⁂ e.e. cummings: modern classics

 there is something delightful about knowing you’re beautiful to look at, but there is something even more delightful about knowing you’re a ravishing soul. “She accepts your compliments on her face, her hair, and her body graciously—    and she is, indeed, beautiful.    But she is only moved when you notice the beauty of … Continue reading “lady, i will touch you with my mind” ⁂ e.e. cummings: modern classics