20 comments on “I’ll Bide ‘Till Time

  1. You took the Shakespearean form and adapted it somewhat to suit your subject and your voice. The poem is full of longing, and the loss of love during a separation. Very poignant. You adapted the form by shortening the lines to tetrameter. Not the standard length but very effective here. A very touching poem. Well done.

    • Ugh! Meter has never been my strong suit. I’d never get a sonnet out if I followed the rules to the T, the substance of the voice is the deciding factor over the correctness of the form. I’m glad you liked it regardless, thanks Gay!

  2. A beautiful poem. I’m honored by woman who wait for men to return. A man need reason and purpose. A good woman is a very good reason to come home. Thank you for the excellent poem.

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