Tag » John Donne

Of Royalty and Sainthood

So, I said a few posts back that I don’t feel comfortable being asked to write with ‘famous’ people in spirit.  On this occasion I wasn’t asked to, but it happened anyway! 382 altre parole

Written With Spirit

I Am A Little World

I am a little world made cunningly
Of elements and an angelic sprite,
But black sin hath betray’d to endless night
My world’s both parts, and oh both parts must die. 95 altre parole

Word For The Week

Homily for Evensong, Lent 1B (2015)

“For just as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous.” (Rom. 1.245 altre parole


Metaphysical and Romanticism: Comparison's of Death

By Mathai Puthiakunnel

The metaphysical style of poetry was born out of the movements during the renaissance. It relies on the focus of Man’s experience, relationship with God and eternal perspective, with John Donne as the most influential metaphysical poet. 2.067 altre parole




Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadful, for, thou art not so ~John Donne

A quiet cementary

poetry potluck

Holy Sonnet 14



Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you

As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend;

That I may rise and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend… 277 altre parole


A Tuk Tuk Called Earth: Ash Wednesday Reflection #3

“Holy Sonnets: Death, be not proud”

By John Donne

Death, be not proud, though some have called thee 

Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; 907 altre parole

Ash Wednesday