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A Hymn To God The Father - Poem by John Donne

Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun,
Which was my sin, though it were done before?
Wilt thou forgive that sin, through which I run,
And do run still, though still I do deplore?
When thou hast done, thou hast not done,
For I have more.

Wilt thou forgive that sin which I have won
Others to sin, and made my sin their door?
Wilt thou forgive that sin which I did shun
A year or two, but wallow'd in, a score?
When thou hast done, thou hast not done,
For I have more.

I have a sin of fear, that when I have spun
My last thread, I shall perish on the shore;
But swear by thyself, that at my death thy Son
Shall shine as he shines now, and heretofore;
And, having done that, thou hast done;
I fear no more.


Comments about A Hymn To God The Father by John Donne

  • Rookie - 0 Points Drew Wilson (10/30/2015 8:33:00 PM)

    The last line is wrong. It states I have no more I fear no more also makes since. But there are critics that say he could be talking about his wife that died. Her last name as More before he married her. This poem was written 6 years after her death. The last line can very easily have two meanings. I have no more sin or lost love? (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 69,191 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (6/28/2014 4:16:00 AM)

    Love and submission to god and forgive of sins wonderful poem and much liked. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 62,655 Points * Sunprincess * (11/9/2013 8:28:00 PM)

    I hope God has forgiven John of all his sins... amazing
    I hope he forgives me of my past, present and future sins.. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Father

  1. 1. A Hymn To God The Father , John Donne
  2. 2. Father Death Blues , Allen Ginsberg
  3. 3. Memory Of My Father , Patrick Kavanagh
  4. 4. My Father , Charles Bukowski
  5. 5. You Are Old Father William , Lewis Carroll
  6. 6. A Daughter Through The Eyes Of A Father , Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson
  7. 7. Thank You, Father , Mahfooz Ali
  8. 8. Thank You Dad (Father Father Father Fath.. , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  9. 9. Song To Be Sung By The Father Of Infant .. , Ogden Nash
  10. 10. My Father Is A Retired Magician , Ntozake Shange
  11. 11. To Her Father With Some Verses , Anne Bradstreet
  12. 12. The Childless Father , William Wordsworth
  13. 13. Portrait Of My Father As A Young Man , Rainer Maria Rilke
  14. 14. My Father , Colin Ian Jeffery
  15. 15. The Ballad Of Father Gilligan , William Butler Yeats
  16. 16. My Mother Was Fortune, My Father Generos.. , Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  17. 17. Father , Edgar Albert Guest
  18. 18. My Father , Yehuda Amichai
  19. 19. Come Up From The Fields, Father , Walt Whitman
  20. 20. Father And Child , William Butler Yeats
  21. 21. Another Acrostic ( In The Style Of Fathe.. , Lewis Carroll
  22. 22. Father And Son , Mary Nagy
  23. 23. Father Riley's Horse , Banjo Paterson
  24. 24. Holy Sonnet Xvi: Father, Part Of His Dou.. , John Donne
  25. 25. Father Explains , Czeslaw Milosz
  26. 26. Father And Daughter , Justin Gildow
  27. 27. Holy Sonnet Xvi: Father , John Donne
  28. 28. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  29. 29. Sonnet 37: As A Decrepit Father Takes De.. , William Shakespeare
  30. 30. My Father Moved Through Dooms Of Love , E. E. Cummings
  31. 31. Father , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  32. 32. Father , Philip Levine
  33. 33. With My Father , Kobayashi Issa
  34. 34. The Ballad Of Father O'Hart , William Butler Yeats
  35. 35. Father Ranney, The Cheese Pioneer , James McIntyre
  36. 36. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' .. , Dónall Dempsey
  37. 37. Father, Father Abraham , James Weldon Johnson
  38. 38. (240) Thank You Father -Prayer For .. , Melvina Germain
  39. 39. To God The Father , Katherine Mansfield
  40. 40. Father I Hardly Knew , Frank V. Gardner
  41. 41. Sonnet Xx: Lawrence, Of Virtuous Father , John Milton
  42. 42. A Message To My Father , jerry hughes
  43. 43. Father Of Love, To Thee I Bend , Augustus Montague Toplady
  44. 44. My Father, With His Arthritic Hands , Rani Turton
  45. 45. Letter Of Recommendation From My Father .. , Richard Jones
  46. 46. (495) Father , Melvina Germain
  47. 47. (719) Father (Sunday Prayer) , Melvina Germain
  48. 48. (715) Father-You Are My All , Melvina Germain
  49. 49. Father....Who Are You? , Mary Ann Najjar
  50. 50. Father & Son , David Lewis Paget
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