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POETRY: The Dawning, by George Herbert

Awake sad heart, whom sorrow ever drowns;
Take up thine eyes, which feed on earth;
Unfold thy forehead gather’d into frowns:
Thy Savior comes, and with him mirth: 82 altre parole


Week 111: The Festive Reader (and its prey)

This week and next sees the Hexham Book Festival strut its stuff on a stage/in a café/gallery/library/cinema/Abbey near the NorthernReader stronghold: o joy, o rapture is a not unreasonable response, especially for James Naughtie devotees (as who could not be?) who have a  BBC Radio 4… 926 altre parole

Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 144

I knew I had missed four days of prompts as I was away in early April. So I’m gonna make up for lost time. This one’s for… 49 altre parole


#AtoZchallenge - We Are Donne.

Phew! We have finally reached the end of the April A-Z Challenge, and in a curious fusion of the contemporary Madden Brothers with 17th Century Baroque poet, John Donne,  330 altre parole


Humiliation is the beginning of sanctification. – John Donne http://ift.tt/1WWQYSz

John Donne

Maritime Mary: Teamwork

In the words of John Donne,

“No man is an island,

entire of itself;

every man is a piece of the continent,

a part of the main…” 119 altre parole

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