John Donne

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

A Licentious Person Poem by John Donne


Thy sins and hairs may no man equal call ;
For, as thy sins increase, thy hairs do fall.

Submitted: Friday, April 09, 2010
Edited: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Denvor Fernandez (4/22/2013 11:10:00 AM)

    Hair, man's hallow, woman's feather and God's painting brush. I think hair increases with immorality. The soul gets suffocated with the excess of hair. (Report) Reply

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