you can keep me in a locket,
End of October, darkness takes over.
Why do we see so many comparisons of modern day romances to Romeo and Juliet? The famous relationship, in arguably Shakespeare’s most well-known play, was a hurricane, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. After the young fools became romantically involved, Verona was riddled with street duels between the Montagues and Capulets, while Romeo and Juliet ultimately commit a double suicide in the name of “love.” Why would we use Shakespeare’s tragedy as a model to frame our relationships after? Perhaps our society is obsessed with glorifying unhealthy relationships.
California skies soared overhead