This bed thy center is, these walls, thy sphere. We could do with a small fridge up here.
Puppie,Not only we go and catch a falling star, we also have to learn to hear the mermaids singing too. Donne was wrong about women, there are lots of us are true and fair...I think I am... le chat
I'm confused about above...though maybe it's about Donne's other work. This aubade is a fave & I love what the Sr. Pup did with it...
Giulia,That's what Donne said...SONG — John Donne (1572-1631)Go and catch a falling star,Get with child a mandrake root,Tell me where all past years are,Or who cleft the devil's foot,Teach me to hear mermaids singing,Or to keep off envy's stinging, And find What windServes to advance an honest mind. If thou be'st born to strange sights,Things invisible to see,Ride ten thousand days and nights,Till age snow white hairs on thee,Thou, when thou return'st, wilt tell me,All strange wonders that befell thee, And swear, No whereLives a woman true and fair. If thou find'st one, let me know,.....................le chat
Le Chat - Yes, thanks. I know the poem. But there is a lot of back & forth about Donne's views. What can I say? He was a confused man:)xo
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