poet John Donne

John Donne

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Fall Of A Wall

Under an undermined and shot-bruised wall
A too-bold captain perish'd by the fall,
Whose brave misfortune happiest men envied,
That had a town for tomb, his bones to hide.

Poem Submitted: Friday, April 9, 2010
Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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  • charlie (6/28/2019 4:38:00 AM)

    this poem is amazing i mean it may be short but it is cool and it i think in some way resembles captain cook

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