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The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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Every Word

Every Word by Michael Romani Every word is a work of art Every verse imprinted on my heart In the 46th Psalm, there is spoken Where William Shakespeare is broken In an English sense of translation We find this artistic … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: William Shakespeare – Hamlet

Although in some circles it is believed that we do not even really know who William Shakespeare truly was, the ‘Bard of Avon’ is said to have been born on April 26, 1564.  The poet, playwright, and actor came to … Continue reading

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Harvard Classics: King Lear, Act IV – Shakespeare

Aloha Promises Forever has previously discussed the life and importance of English playwright William Shakespeare.  King Lear is a tragedy written by Shakespeare that depicts King Lear’s descent into madness after disposing his kingdom and bring tragedy to all involved.  It … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Tempest – William Shakespeare

Written between 1610-1611, The Tempest is thought by many to be the last play that William Shakespeare wrote alone.  The plot is set on a remote island on the rightful Duke of Milan, Prospero (a sorcerer) seeks to restore his daughter, … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

The full title of this work by William Shakespeare’s dramatic work is The Tragedy of Macbeth.  Rumor has it that its first performance was in 1606.  But, it’s hard to pin down any eyewitnesses to this.   This play speaks to … Continue reading

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