World Book Night 2013…

… or the anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Currently reading: Women, Work and the Art of Savoir Faire by Mireille Guiliano

What are you reading?

I haven’t read any Shakespeare since last 23rd April I don’t think, such a fail, but I will look up one of his sonnets and read it before midnight!

ETA: Found one..!

Sonnet XC

Then hate me when thou wilt; if ever, now;
Now, while the world is bent my deeds to cross,
Join with the spite of fortune, make me bow,
And do not drop in for an after-loss:
Ah! do not, when my heart hath ‘scaped this sorrow,
Come in the rearward of a conquered woe;
Give not a windy night a rainy morrow,
To linger out a purposed overthrow.
If thou wilt leave me, do not leave me last,
When other petty griefs have done their spite,
But in the onset come: so shall I taste
At first the very worst of fortune’s might;
And other strains of woe, which now seem woe,

Compared with loss of thee, will not seem so.

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