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John Donne
Birth date: January 12, 1572
Died: March 31, 1631
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mybookjournal rated it 7 years ago
“The Canonization” is one of my favorite poem by John Donne (he is one of my favorite poets as well). The very first line of this poem captures the reader's attention. There is something in this poem that makes me read it again and again. I love the way how Donne commands people to just keep their m...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
bookshelves: published-1634, winter-20142015, reference, poetry, lifestyles-deathstyles, dip-in-now-and-again Read from December 16 to 20, 2014 With some canny sleuthing, some of the greatest are available to listen to online and read by the likes of Richard Burton et al. Listening brings them ...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 11 years ago
I'd read some poems by Donne before, but it's amazing reading all his collected poems and being able to appreciate how consistently good they are--at least the sonnets and elegies which stand up being compared to those of Shakespeare. They're erudite, but accessible, although the edition I read didn...
Surface Tension
Surface Tension rated it 11 years ago
A hard but rewarding slog, I focused mostly songs and sonnets for my creative writing class. It's interesting the disparate interpretations we came out with, The Flea seemed blatantly obvious to me but others interpreted in a different way. Go and catch a falling star was my hands down favourite, an...
Jordyn the Paperback Princess
Jordyn the Paperback Princess rated it 12 years ago
Not my favorite out the whole series. Its getting pretty irritating that Raven must always describe what she and her vampire bf Alexander are wearing at all times. She goes into so much detail. Plus she cant last a fucking day(eeer sunset) without him. Shes actually almost as bad as Bella Swan...I'...
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