To: Congressman Billybob
Thank you. Don't forget one of my favorites, John Donne. He also wrote in iambic pentameter almost exclusively I think.
"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promentory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were. Any man's death dimishes me because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."
posted on 01/28/2005 6:41:26 PM PST
(Aging Warrior -- Aim High -- Hit'em in the Head)
John Donne-aside from Keats, and perhaps, A.E. Housman-is probably my favorite English poet.
I even have a classic Donne poem-among others-posted on my old profile page.
posted on 01/29/2005 1:06:37 PM PST
by Do not dub me shapka broham
("Hope so, because in this country, no news is always bad news"-Bahman Farmanara)
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