A Riddle

For a recent assignment in literature, I was supposed to write a riddle inspired by those given in Jane Austen’s Emma (namely Mr. Elton’s significant one, which was intended to mean Courtship). I had a great deal of fun with it. This riddle is supposed to be from a studious guy to a girl he…

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Star Cross’d {a sonnet of Romeo and Juliet}

A sonnet I wrote for school while reading William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet; this sonnet concerns them. Met like stars whose galaxies pull adverse Beneath one sky, love shied the cord Which glances formed, scripted to life by verse; Yet true brilliance bound could they afford? Their names eternal which fortune ordained And Fixed forever,…

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