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Amsterdam V: Am I Gonna Get Laid?

Andrew showed Peter how to use Mr Google on my Samsung and he is frittering away my data-plan looking up pictures of women in gardens.  “You have to understand I don’t have an unlimited contract,” I whine. 1.163 altre parole


Man In Boat

“Man In Boat” — Computer Painting by kenne

For Whom The Bell Tolls

No man is an island,
Entire of itself.
Each is a piece of the continent, 68 altre parole


A Short Analysis of John Donne’s ‘The Sun Rising’

A summary of a classic poem

‘The Sun Rising’ (sometimes referred to with the original spelling, as ‘The Sunne Rising’) is one of John Donne’s most popular poems… 1.363 altre parole


Are Our Souls Compasses?

Don’t worry! My wife is not actually three thousand miles away. This is a rerun post. We’ve either had a baby, or are in labor, or are so close to labor that we’re getting everything together that we need. 566 altre parole



I don’t know what this post will focus on (I never do – these chats are streams of consciousness and nothing more) but I would like to begin by saying that I have recently discovered that I love poetry. 416 altre parole


"The Flea" - A poem by John Donne

Context : The Flea is one of John Donne’s (1572-1631)  most famous poems. Johnny Donnie is perhaps one of the brighest poets ever from the gloriana time as Elizabetan culture produced names like Shakespeare and culture flourished greatly. 367 altre parole


Poem of the Week

Happy the Man

by John Donne
Happy the man, and happy he alone,
He who can call today his own:
He who, secure within, can say, 48 altre parole

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