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?” 

“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