On love and proving it and how to get the Sonnets to rhyme on the occasion of our anniversary (with a wish for our President-Elect for he too is ours now.) A 420 character 9-liner
Shakespeare ensured his actors could see the audience
& the audience could see the actors. Transparency.
This is what I want from our President-Elect. Do it right.
Bard thoughts made me alert to a marvelous NPR piece on the Olde Pronunciations.
I’d always wondered why most of the Sonnets didn’t rhyme.
I’ve just learned that when spoken in the old pronunciations
the end of line words rhyme as if
The first youtube is Ben Crystal, actor & author of Shakespeare on Toast, performing Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 first in Received Pronunciation, and then in the accent of Shakespeare’s time, Original Pronunciation.