bird calls repeat
in the living room
our favorite lines
if the assassination
could trammel up the —
The teenager is taking on the persona of a Scottish king this summer. The house is full of bloody and inimitable words.
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Remember, we never call this play by its title. It’s “the scottish play.” That’s how you protect yourself from the curse.
Ah yes. 🙂 But the director of my son’s (amazing) youth Shakespeare company discourages this superstition, probably because he doesn’t want to have to deal with twenty small children (they take them as young as seven) crying from their nightmares if they should accidentally slip and use the M-word. 🙂