Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
we have better words
the best words
– believe me –
Shakespeare – pfft.
Because “rough winds” is dull
and doesn’t cultivate a “click”
packs more punch
pops with panache
“A line of strong storms
capable of straight-line winds”
can no longer cross the midwest
Not sure when
daily life began looking and sounding
like crisis after crisis
I blame the soap opera;
Luke and Laura specifically.
If you’re too young –
Wait – I’ll make it easier
They have their own Wikipedia page.
Or watch their wedding on
no link – type it yourself.
holy crap – it’s there.
Come to think of it,
that “wedding” was nearly
and 30 million people
first used to describe a weather
I was today years old when I learned it.
Click to your hearts’ content, my friends.
And summer’s lease hath all too short a date