Oh Mistress Mine: William Shakespeare

“Oh mistress mine! where are you roaming?

Oh! stay and hear; your true love’s coming,

That can sing both high and low.

Trip no further, pretty sweeting;

Journeys end in lovers meeting,

Every wise man’s son doth know.

 

What is love? ’tis not hereafter;

Present mirth hath present laughter;

What’s to come is still unsure:

In delay there lies no plenty;

Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty,

Youth’s a stuff will not endure.” from Twelfth Night

 

Woman, look no further; stop holding out for Mr. Right. I’m Mr. Right Now, and we ain’t getting any younger. So go on and give us a kiss. Lift up your skirts and let’s see if we fall in love. 

Published by Kindra M. Austin

Author of fiction, poetry, and very sweary social commentary. Editor, and co-founder of Indie Blu(e) Publishing. Co-founder of Blood Into Ink, and Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen.

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