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Sonnet 29
Sonnet 29
by William Shakespeare


We’ve got your back. With the Tough-O-Meter, you’ll know whether to bring extra layers or Swiss army knives as you summit the literary mountain. (10 = Toughest)

(4) Base Camp

Sure, all Elizabethan writing can seem like a foreign language at first (unless you spent your early childhood touring the countryside with a travelling Renaissance Fair). But don't sweat this poem, because Sonnet 29 is one the most accessible sonnets you'll find in Shakespeare's collection.

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