National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #27 (pt. 1)

Here is my Day 27 poem using the napowrimo.net prompt: Use words from a Shakespeare sonnet. I used words and phrases from Sonnet XI. fresh blood knows not to enter the fray in shark-infested waters, wisdom and beauty are bait the folly, age, and cold decay of threescore year accumulate excess and power to rule [...]