Writers' Ink at Caledon Public Library

Not a Valentine’s Sonnet

Shall I compare thee to a winter’s day?

Thou art more crusty and intemperate:

Cruel winds and sleet that spits its icy spray

I scarce can endure winter’s plodding gait:

Sometime the wind doth drop but by design

To make me feel that spring shall come ere soon,

Only to strike with wind so more malign

Impaling me upon its cruel harpoon:

Alas thy eternal winter does not fade

But comes again once I forget thy curse

I am naive and once again betrayed

Like thy foul temper – only thine’s much worse.

So prithee tell why would’st become my wife?

For warmth I seek and thou be gone my life.

by Hugh Marchand

About Alton Chapter

The Alton Chapter of Writers' Ink meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Alton Branch.

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This entry was posted on April 8, 2017 by in Alton Chapter and tagged .

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