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The Echo of Gods' Voice

The Scriptures are God’s Voice: The Church is his Echo.

John Donne (1572-1631)

HT: @between2worlds


PubTalk: Is Poetry All About Appearance?

How do you like your poems to appear on the page? Do you like short, symmetrical lines, with plenty of white space all around? Or do you prefer the weight and solid depth of prose poetry? 664 altre parole

In loco parentis

No man is an island,
Entire of itself.
Each is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.
If a clod be washed away by the sea,
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Advice For The Young And Impressionable

"The Extasie" by John Donne is so adorable.

So while I was mugging the critical appreciations of the poems of John Donne for my exams , I decided to go deep into the real meanibgs of the poems and here I was, sharing with you all my experiences with you and feelings I had while reading the text of the poems . 144 altre parole


Ascension of Jesus Christ


Salute the last, and everlasting day,

joy at the uprising of this sun and Son,

ye whose true tears, or tribulation

have purely wash’d, or burnt your drossy clay. 103 altre parole



Note: This was written since John Donne did some religious writings. I tried to capture the subject matter and rhyme scheme, but I don’t think the style itself is anything like Donne’s. 142 altre parole