John Donne

(24 January 1572 - 31 March 1631 / London, England)

A Valediction Of Weeping


Let me pour forth
My tears before thy face, whilst I stay here,
For thy face coins them, and thy stamp they bear,
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  • * Sunprincess * (1/29/2014 6:00:00 PM)

    .......I see why he was weeping so his love was on a distant shore..
    .oh the pain he feels is so evident in this write...
    ~Fruits of much grief they are, emblems of more,
    When a tear falls, that thou falls which it bore,
    So thou and I are nothing then, when on a diverse shore.~ (Report) Reply

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