Shakespeare, The tale of Cupid's torch (Sonnet 154, or "The little Love-god lying once asleep")

First published at 20:32 UTC on March 23rd, 2022.

Recorded in March 2022. From Shakespeare’s Sonnets, first printed in 1609.

A translation of this poem into prose:

Once upon a time, Cupid fell asleep, and so lay down his torch that sets hearts on fire. Many maidens of the goddess Diana (whose li…

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