Odds are Shakespeare wrote far more than 154 sonnets. But of the 154 that have survived, here are 10 of the very best Shakespeare sonnets!
The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it’s Shakespeare’s Sonnet 104.
Those who write about Shakespeare often miss that his work pulls from humble origins and great achievements to reflect the universals of the human condition. Both his life and his works mirror the highs and lows of the age and its people.
To help you stretch out these summer days as long as possible, we’ve gathered up a great collection of summer poems, from dandelions to love on the beach to patio umbrellas and everything in between (including the mosquitoes).
In this month’s poetry classroom, author and literature professor Karen Swallow Prior will be treating us to a discussion of classic love poetry—beginning with Shakespeare.