This sonnet hangs at the bottom of the Wean Hall staircase. For a little background, Wean Hall is where most computer sciences classes are being taught until the Gates Center is completed. The Gates Center is being funded by Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft. When considering how to apply to be the Posner Intern I had to consider who might be interested in watching sonnets on YouTube. This brings up the larger issue, of who might be interested in sonnets?
Well, this poem, posted for at least two semesters, reassured me that there are some people who still find this form meaningful and even useful for a political protest. Just a teaser, the first line reads:
“My office lights are nothing like the sun”
Check out this post for the original Sonnet 130.