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John Donne (1572-1631)
Classics

Poems of John Donne

I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I
Did, till we loved? Were we not weaned till then?
But sucked on country pleasures, childishly?
Or snorted we in the Seven Sleepers’ den?

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I am; we are A million miles or more from our nearest star
Poetry & Beyond

Three Poems

CREDO I am; we are A million miles or more from our nearest star. We absorb us, I absolve me,

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Belles Lettres

Translated Poetry: A Dirge for Dead Poets

When Hindus die, the chief pallbearer circles the body seven times before setting it on fire. This is a secularization of that process of mourning through a generous transcreation of the poems of seven dead poets. Let it be read as a long ‘stotra’; each of its seven parts corresponds to each stage of the netherworld that the deceased must traverse.

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Two poems by Dorothy Parker
Classics

Two Poems by Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was born on 22 August 1893. As a tribute to this great poet, Thespace.ink features two of her poems as a birth anniversary feature.

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short poem by Souvik Chakraborty
Belles Lettres

Poem: Seeking Answers

I Try to hide behind the dark curtains of indifference/But can’t avoid the loving caress of the dying sun’s rays…

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