I Love John Donne Poems

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      At 17 I discovered John Donne.  He quickly became one of my favorite writers.  I remain very impressed with his command of the English language.  If only I could write as well.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    Oct 31, 2009

    So Amazing

    My favorite Break of Day (Another of the Same)  'TIS true, 'tis day ; what though it be? O, wilt thou therefore rise from me? Why should we rise because 'tis light? Did we lie down because 'twas night? Love, which in spite of darkness brought us hither, Should in...
    flyingwithwings flyingwithwings
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2010

    My Favorite!

    Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines and silver hooks. There will the river whisp'ring run Warm'd by thy eyes, more than the sun; And there th' enamour'd fish will stay, Begging...
    allyrs allyrs
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 24, 2008

    I Remember This One Being Recited to Me By My Grandad

    Song: Go and catch a falling star    ...
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    1 Response Apr 19, 2009

    The Existencial Genius

    I was intoduced to John Donne when watching a movie called "Wit" with Emma Thompson. The movie of course made me cry as she struggles through her pain and questions and actually finds comfort in his poetry... :) It's truly is beautiful 
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    1 Response Apr 16, 2009

    The Good Morrow, Stanza 2

    And now good morrow to our waking souls, Which watch not one another out of fear; For love, all love of other sights controls, And makes one little room, an everywhere. Let sea-discoverers to new worlds have gone, Let maps to other, worlds on worlds have shown...
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    2 Responses Apr 16, 2009
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