Love transcends – Sonnet 116

Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)

– William Shakespeare


Let me not to the marriage of true minds

Admit impediments. Love is not love

Which alters when it alteration finds,

Or bends with the remover to remove:

O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark,

That looks on tempests and is never shaken;

It is the star to every wandering bark,

Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.

Love ’s not Time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks

Within his bending sickle’s compass come;

Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,

But bears it out even to the edge of doom.

If this be error, and upon me prov’d,

I never writ, nor no man ever lov’d.


I was introduced to this sonnet in high school, and immediately fell in love with it. This is a poem that speaks of that ideal love, a love that never falters. Only Shakespeare could describe it so perfectly.

Have a beautiful week!

Div


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  1. Aaaaaah love💗

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