William Shakespeare died at age 52 on this date 397 years ago. Marianne Love/Slight Detour brought that fact to the attention of Huckleberries Online in her blog post today:
Shakespeare had himself a feather pen or something like that. He also had to read big fat books to find out stuff that history's made of. Can you, dear friends, imagine how long it took him to learn all those facts And, then to write them down with all those big words and metaphors and such. Yes, Shakespeare was ambitious, and if it were so, it's not his fault. He was just one smart dude who figured all us dummies needed some culture. So, he brought many plays onto the scene, and for centuries we have loved them so. More here.
Question: Which Shakespeare play or poem is your favorite?