Vocabulary in Sonnet 116
Vocabulary Examples in Sonnet 116:
Sonnet 116 1
"and'ring bark, ..." See in text (Sonnet 116)
By “wand’ring bark” the speaker means a ship on the sea using the stars as tools for navigation. The second quatrain uses these navigation metaphors to portray the Love (which consists of a marriage between true minds) as guiding all other types of love.