Play Shakespeare California Style
Play William Mount Diablo style.
Crumble those Stratford bones over
Oakland. Honk if you love Hamlet, thank
this Prince of Letters for it with thy
best Huell Howser That’s amazing!
O greatly lives this star of rock
opera As You Like Its wherever
forest seekers wend by Arden Ways
to lusty William Land Parks of Arden.
O California, this precious stone
set in the blue and sea lion sea. Why,
any Elizabethan can tell you this
little Eden, this realm, this California,
was island like England, until it wasn’t.