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Script / Humor

October 23, 2015

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Comments: 1

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A Producer and a Director put on the most expensive Shakespeare production of all time. They rent the biggest theatre in the country and hire the world's most famous actor to play the lead role of King Lear. However, just before curtain up on opening night, he dies. The single… Read More
A Shakespearean sonnet that I wrote about a friend in my English class. If you have any questions about any confusing words, or the meaning behind this sonnet, please leave comments, and I'll be sure to reply. Read More
In Plato's dialogue 'The Symposium,' he asks the Ancient Greek playwright 'Aristophanes' to present a story about soul-mates. He explains that human were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. At the time, it was said that humans had great strength and threatened the… Read More
For anyone who has read or is familiar with Shakespeare's Hamlet, this is a soliloquy I thought up for the character of Horatio. The poor man is torn and worried about his friend. (I decided to give writing in Shakespearean a shot). Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2014

Reads: 213

Comments: 1

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The third sonnet in my sonnet-streak. It seems I can't make any poetry that isn't a sonnet at the moment. Again, I blame school. Feedback is always welcome. Read More

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Comments: 1

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epistle. poem. letter. poetry. boredom. Read More
These are just funny insults I found online and thought I should make a poem about them. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 14, 2013

Reads: 198

Comments: 1

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My first attempt at a sonnet Read More
Love and death. A twisted love sonnet. Read More
My first go at a Shakespearean sonnet. Written for Alex. Might be a little cheesy, I'm not sure. I'll cement my feelings about it in the future. Some things to look at: Nature, dichotomy, the balance of appearance and reality, the meaning of physical reality, and of course for the… Read More
We had to write a romantic poem in english class and I'm really into fable... Read More
Dear Readers The novel is in progress.This is about bad guys who try to rule the world by several ways.Their divisive activities turn the world into a battle ground.These forces of dark have a free run.No rule of law or government can entirely distroy them.But there are some good guys… Read More
My latest assignment in English was to write an insult email to my English teacher in a Elizabethan tone. We're studying Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night's Dream), my favorite part of the semester. Anyways, this is mine. It's not the greatest thing, and she'll probably give me a not-so great grade… Read More

Poem / Young Adult

February 01, 2010

A teenage perspective on mothers. Written in a similar method to what Shakespeare used for Friar Lawrence's monologue on plants from Romeo and Juliet. This was just a fun concept to use when I used part of the Shakespearean sonnet method: 10 Syllables in each line, usually 14 lines (But… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 20, 2008

Reads: 265

Comments: 2

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Playing around with the Shakespearean sonnet form. Read More
This is a Shakespearean Sonnet I wrote for a poetry class Fall Quarter this year. It is a response to a poem by Sylvia Plath, "The Moon and the Yew Tree," which is one of my favorites. The rhyme scheme is strict but I have taken a little liberty with… Read More
It is often the case that with each victory a dire price is payed Read More
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