Dear Patrick Stewart

By Lawrence “Mack in Texas” Hall (Rated G)

Dear Patrick,
Or Mr. Stewart,
Or Captain,
Or Sir,

Thank you for reading us Shakespeare each day –
Sonnets from your balcony and from the stairs
Smooth flowing iambics from all your chairs
Precise pentameter to smooth the way

Dear Patrick,

You and Will visit so we’re not alone
But we have some questions, if you don’t mind:
What do you find awkward in Sonnet IX?
And
How many pairs of glasses do you own?

Dear Captain,

Thank you for the beauties of each page
For giving us the courage to say with you,
“Engage!”


Editor’s Note: Sir Patrick Stewart is indeed recording himself reading a sonnet every day and posting it to Twitter: twitter.com/SirPatStew

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