Wordy Wednesday – “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” (Valentine’s Edition!)

To all on this post-Valentine’s Day day.

Were you not able to find those perfect words? It’s not too late. Maybe the Bard can help you out.

Let’s take an oft-quoted line.

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:”

Whisper that in his/her or quote in on bent knee and you are set! Who does not love being told they are lovelier than a summer’s day?

This quote, from the famous Sonnet 18, has often been held as a great celebration of love. And while it may seem like that, if we take a closer look at this sonnet, we see it is not as sincere as it may seem.

Tune in tomorrow and we will shatter this illusion.

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