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Layla Moallem, ‘Sonnet 130’ (featuring Jah-Zee)

By Layla Moallem Picture By Danielle Raab Sonnet 130 This single is the outcome of a beautiful encounter between Layla and the highly acclaimed musical producer and Balkan Beat Box founding member Tamir Muskat. What started as an improvised session...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 12 Dec 2017

The power of poetry

In the last few months I’ve been finding it hard to concentrate on Shakespeare: it’s all seemed trivial compared with the important issues that confront us like deciding how England relates to the other countries of the UK, Europe and the...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 25 May 2017

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 108

When Sorrow, using mine own fire’s might, Melts down his lead into my boiling breast, Through that dark furnace to my heart oppressed There shines a joy from thee, my only light; But soon as thought of thee breeds my delight, And my young soul flutters...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 19 Aug 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 107

Stella, since thou so right a princess art Of all the powers which life bestows on me, That ere by them aught undertaken be They first resort unto that sovereign part; Sweet, for a while give respite to my heart, Which pants as though it still should...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 5 Aug 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 106

O absent presence, Stella is not here; False flattering hope, that with so fair a face Bare me in hand, that in this orphan place, Stella, I say my Stella, should appear: What say’st thou now? Where is that dainty cheer Thou told’st mine...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 19 Jul 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 104 and Eleventh Song

Envious wits, what hath been mine offence, That with such poisonous care my looks you mark, That to each word, nay, sigh, of mine you hark, As grudging me my sorrow’s eloquence? Ah, is it not enough that I am thence, Thence, so far thence, that...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 24 Jun 2016

Cardiff Shakespeare Timelapses

A team of people from Cardiff University have put together a beautiful and poignant video to celebrate the 400th Shakespeare anniversary. Sonnet 19 is read by Professor Damian Walford-Davies, Head of the School of English, Communication and Philosophy....
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 23 Apr 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 9

Stella, think not that I by verse seek fame, Who seek, who hope, who love, who live but thee; Thine eyes my pride, thy lips mine history; If thou praise not, all other praise is shame. Nor so ambitious am I as to frame A nest for my young praise in laurel...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 15 Dec 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 81

O kiss, which dost those ruddy gems impart, Or gems, or fruits of new-found Paradise, Breathing all bliss, and sweetening to the heart, Teaching dumb lips a nobler exercise; O kiss, which souls, even souls, together ties...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 7 Aug 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 76

She comes, and straight therewith her shining twins do move Their rays to me, who in her tedious absence lay Benighted in cold woe; but now appears my day, The only light of joy, the only warmth of love. She comes, with light and warmth, which like Aurora prove...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 29 May 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 74

I never drank of Aganippe well, Nor ever did in shade of Tempe sit; And muses scorn with vulgar brains to dwell; Poor layman I, for sacred rites unfit. Some do I hear of poet’s fury tell, But (God wot) wot not what they mean by it; And this I swear,...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 2 May 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 70

My muse may well grudge at my heavenly joy, If still I force her in sad rhymes to creep; She oft hath drunk my tears, now hopes to enjoy Nectar of mirth, since I Jove’s cup do keep. Sonnets be not bound prentice to annoy; Trebles sing high, as...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 8 Mar 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 67

Hope, art thou true, or dost thou flatter me? Doth Stella now begin with piteous eye The ruins of her conquest to espy: Will she take time, before all wracked be? Her eyes’ speech is translated thus by thee. But fail’st thou not in phrase so heavenly high? Look...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 23 Jan 2015

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 59

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 59 Dear, why make you more of a dog than me? If he do love, I burn, I burn in love; If he wait well, I never thence would move; If he be fair, yet but a dog can be. Little he is, so little worth is he; He barks, my songs thine own...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 3 Oct 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 57

Woe, having made with many fights his own Each sense of mine; each gift, each power of mind Grown now his slaves, he forced them out to find The thoroughest words, fit for Woe’s self to groan, Hoping that when they might find Stella alone, Before...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 5 Sep 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 55

Muses, I oft invoked your holy aid, With choicest flowers my speech to engarland so That it, despised in true but naked show, Might win some grace in your sweet grace arrayed; And oft whole troops of saddest words I stayed, Striving abroad a-foraging...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 8 Aug 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 52

A strife is grown between Virtue and Love, While each pretends that Stella must be his: Her eyes, her lips, her all, saith Love, do this Since they do wear his badge, most firmly prove. But Virtue thus that title doth disprove: That Stella (O dear name)...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 1 Jul 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 51

Pardon mine ears, both I and they do pray, So may your tongue still fluently proceed, To them that do such entertainment need, So may you still have somewhat new to say. On silly me do not the burden lay, Of all the grave conceits your brain doth breed; But...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 13 Jun 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 50

Stella, the fullness of my thoughts of thee Cannot be stayed within my panting breast, But they do swell and struggle forth of me, Till that in words thy figure be expressed. And yet, as soon as they so formed be, According to my Lord Love’s own...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 30 May 2014

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 43

Fair eyes, sweet lips, dear heart, that foolish I Could hope by Cupid’s help on you to prey; Since to himself he doth your gifts apply, As his main force, choice sport, and easeful stay. For when he will see who dare him gainsay, Then with those eyes...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 21 Feb 2014

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