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the darling buds of may

By franS
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer's lease hath all too short a date:
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
And often is his gold complexion dimmed,
And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance, or nature's changing course untrimmed:
But thy eternal summer shall not fade,
Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st,
Nor shall death brag thou wander'st in his shade,
When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st,
So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.
by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Tags: Flowers and plants Darling buds may

Voters: barbarahirst, nickyv32, Gypsyman and 2 more


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barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
2 May 2011 3:10PM
very nice ... in all ways
Gypsyman 12 690 England
8 Nov 2011 11:22AM
Nice the think of spring on these dark days. Eric.
milky 19 5 Wales
20 Feb 2013 1:27PM
beautiful work-------MilkyWink

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