haiku, haiku-year, poetry

”Why didst thou”

promised bright is grey
on this my storm-beaten face —
pearled tears are treasure. 1

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

  1. “Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day,” — Sonnet XXXIV – William Shakespeare