Tag Archives: sonnet 99

Poem Memory Tip # 7

Some poems contain a line that seems almost perfect.  Or if not perfect, at least rare, clever, beautiful, and therefore, completely memorable.  I recently finished memorizing Shakespeare’s Sonnet 99 and recited it to my bride on our 3oth wedding anniversary … Continue reading

Posted in Poem Memorizing Tips and Articles | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sonnet 99

William Shakespeare The forward violet thus did I chide: Sweet thief, whence didst thou steal thy sweet that smells, If not from my love’s breath?  The purple pride which on the soft cheek for complexion dwells In my love’s veins … Continue reading

Posted in Poems Memorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment