William Shakespeare

(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616 / Warwickshire)

A Madrigal


Crabbed Age and Youth
Cannot live together:
Youth is full of pleasance,
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Comments about this poem (A Madrigal by William Shakespeare )

  • Silver Star - 3,984 Points Rajesh Thankappan (1/2/2015 9:49:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem from the greatest one. (Report) Reply

    3 person liked.
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  • Veteran Poet - 1,625 Points Herbert Guitang (9/8/2014 1:08:00 PM)

    A simplicity with a wonderful and perfect beauty.
    I love this poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 423 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (5/3/2014 5:47:00 AM)

    Now crabbed aged ones are in old age homes
    Left by the younger gen too busy to love or care
    And look into wrinkled eyes and hold arthritic hands
    But left to walk into the sunset so alone and so bare.........

    I welcome all ye who readeth this to my page too........... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 59 Points Brian Jani (4/26/2014 4:37:00 AM)

    Awesome I like this poem, check mine out (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 24,508 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/17/2014 3:41:00 AM)

    Man his growth factor and calculated as age and different stages of life are a valuable subject for the greatest poet of English language and most interesting. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 349 Points Zoila T. Flores (3/15/2014 8:09:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem, but is more beautiful to understand it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,873 Points * Sunprincess * (10/6/2012 2:59:00 AM)

    sure he loved youth and she loved him too.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 127 Points Allemagne Roßmann (9/29/2012 2:19:00 PM)

    Perhaps they come together when there is tolerance.Not always is a categorisation that has to be socially accepted. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Oludipe Oyin Samuel (6/9/2012 3:57:00 AM)

    Great reflection from the don himself. Youth and age; a parallel truly (Report) Reply

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