haiku, haiku-year, poetry

”O, that you were yourself!”

spendthrifts save not
save a mirror of yourself —
make the glass take heed 1

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Image: Copper engraving of William Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout 1623 with a facsimile of William Shakespeare’s signature.

  1. O, that you were yourself! But, love, you are — Sonnet XIII William Shakespeare