O grim-look’d night! O night with hue so black!

All sorts of holidays going on, between Easter, Passover, and most importantly National Poetry Month, as hilzoy keeps reminding us. In celebration, here is an excerpt from the works of the immortal Bard; in particular, “A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus And his love Thisbe; very tragical mirth,” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act 5, Scene 1).

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2 Responses to O grim-look’d night! O night with hue so black!

  1. astropixie says:

    that just made me smile a lot. thanks!

  2. theseus says:

    Tedious and brief? Tragical and merry?

    Methinks hot ice and wondrous strange snow.