Wednesday Words: 10 Things I Hate About You

July 31, 2013

One of the first films Mr Boo and I watched on DVD when we began dating was ‘10 Things I hate about you‘. It was and still is one of our favourite films to sit back and watch.

Earlier this week I spotted it on Sky on demand and just had to put it on. Kat’s version of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 141 always makes me cry, I don’t quite know why but I can’t help welling up.

I hate the way you talk to me, and the way you cut your hair.
I hate the way you drive my car, I hate it when you stare.
I hate your big, dumb combat boots and the way you read my mind.
I hate you so much it makes me sick — It even makes me rhyme.
I hate the way you’re always right. I hate it when you lie.
I hate it when you make me laugh — Even worse when you make me cry.
I hate it when you’re not around. And the fact that you didn’t call.
But mostly I hate the way I don’t hate you — Not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all

Kat Stratford’s version of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 141

Crazy With Twins

Boo xxx
  • emmasfabulous May 25, 2014 at 11:29 pm

    My daughter is 12 now so I’m am now reaping the rewards of her blossoming years by now being able to watch all the films I loved when I was younger. Tonight was Dirty Dancing! I also loved 10 things I hate about you and got to watch it with her a few weeks ago. I also love the poem, and the table dancing, and Heath Ledger singing ‘I love you baby’. Can’t believe how ’90s it looks now!

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