not marble nor the gilded monuments of princes shall outlive this powerful rhymes, but you shall shine more bright in these contents than unswept stones besmeared with slutish time when wasteful wars shall statues overturn and broils root out the work of masonry m m m nor mars his sword, nor the quick fire shall burn the living record of your memory .against death and all oblivious enmity you shall praith forth yyou live in this and in lovers eyes. you praise shall still find room even in the eyes of all posterity so before the doors open you live here glory and inspire you to write this story this all poem means .....this is for leo