Favorite Poems: Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more

I’ve been wanting to write about some of my favorite poems, so here is the first in a short series.

From Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh nor more;

Men were deceivers ever;

One foot in sea and one on shore,

To one thing constant never;

Then sigh not so,

But let them go,

And be you blithe and bonny;

Converting all your sounds of woe

Into hey nonny, nonny.

Sing no more ditties, sing no mo,

Or dumps so dull and heavy;

The fraud of men was ever so,

Since summer first was leavy.

Then sigh not so,

But let them go,

And be you blithe and bonny,

Converting all your sounds of woe

Into hey, nonny, nonny.

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