haiku, haiku-year, poetry

”If thou survive”

Not for rhyme do keep,
but for love’s happier thoughts —
when death’s dust claims me.1

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

  1. “If thou survive my well-contented day,” — Sonnet XXXII William Shakespeare