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A Lover's Complaint

3.21  ·  Rating Details  ·  116 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews present you this new edition. From off a hill whose concave womb re-worded
ebook, 12 pages
Published December 3rd 2010 by Pubone.Info (first published 1609)
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Cynthia Garza
I agree with those scholars who assert that this poem was only partly written by Sahkespeare. After reading his sonnets, this poem lacks density or obscurity of meaning that the sonnets are filled with.
Aug 15, 2015 Zin rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It's difficult to rate a piece of writing that I couldn't understand, maybe a few years from now I would. This one star rating should be viewed as my reading experience and not a review of the poem.
Lori (Lara Britt) Sailiata
Even the most mundane Shakespeare is brilliant. I read this in combination with "The Phoenix and the Turtle" which is beyond sublime. "Mutual flame," indeed. We all yearn for such an exit.
I just found this resource too:

I read the poem twice while listening to the audio (I found this extremely helpful). I was surprised how approachable the poem is – theme and language-wise. I love the visual pictures he creates – I felt I could actually see the women next to the water…

Really like this thought:

“To me, fair friend, you never can be old,
For as you were when first your eye I ey’d,
Such seems your beauty still.”

Like the sonnets, I’d like to spend
Le he puesto la primera calificación que se me ha venido a la cabeza porque no se qué me paso mientras lo leí.
Perdí el punto de toda la lectura y no entendí mucho porque tengo un poco de malestar así que pronto volveré a leerlo y con toda seguridad esta reseña cambiara.
Jan 25, 2013 Nick rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
Not my favorite Shakespeare, but it seems that there is some critical debate about whether it is actually Bill's work or not. A sad tale of a woman who is taken in by a player's charms.
Rachel (Sfogs)
An interesting play, written entirely in sonnet form.
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