Friday, January 3, 2003

No Man Is An Island Comments

Rating: 3.9
No man is an island,
Entire of itself,
Every man is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.


John Donne
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 31 December 2020
A wonderful poem with a meaningful message to humanity. Timeless.
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Carol Calabrese 24 October 2020
Yes No Man is an Island .we must treat each other with kindness dignity redpevt
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SIR RS KC 02 September 2020
Say no more... Greed has got us here at the expense of others: Shame! I am involved in Mankinde And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls It tolls for thee
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George Campbell 22 June 2020
I can find no comment to add to the death of George this time of crisis.
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Chris 12 March 2020
It makes one want to stop googling and tweeting and blogging and going to MyCrap, and reconsider that faces are more important- in the long measure- than the consumerist fantasy we live.
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June Freshney 01 February 2020
Can't get this out of my head as I reflect on the first day of our being out of EU, Feb 1, he knew what he was about!
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This is not a poem. 29 December 2019
This is not a poem so far as I know. It's from a sermon. Who did the line breaks?
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ckabraham 26 January 2020
Donne himself did. The Meditation was published first; the poem later, but both are always attributed to him.
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Palaiophron 24 October 2020
The " poem" was published nearly 400 years later! Donne did not write in free verse! How fluoridated are you? !
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Yusuf Kabirat Titilayo 17 November 2019
No man is truly an Island.
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Yusuf Kabirat Titilayo 17 November 2019
Hmmm I am proud to be an African...
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Hercy 13 December 2020
You should be. God gifted you with lots of talents, put in continents with lots of wealth and resources.
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Anthony Ames 24 April 2021
Yeah, John was a litle Eurocentric there. One could substitute 'Earth' for 'Europe' if they cared to.
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Guti36 30 October 2019
Discuss and compare with: Henley’s...Invictus
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joe mamma 30 September 2019
you lookin cute today
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Captain Obvious 16 September 2019
I can lose myself in the deep thoughts that this poem provokes. Beautiful poetry.
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Drahma 03 September 2019
Good lord, why would a poetry appreciation site EVER use a computer generated voice to read the poetry... Honestly, that's almost sacrilegious.
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Adeeb Alfateh 16 June 2019
As well as if a promontory were. As well as if a manor of thy friend's Or of thine own were: great write 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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Fintan 13 May 2019
The poem is ageless. It is as relevant now as it was when it was written.
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Mahtab Bangalee 07 May 2019
As well as if a promontory were. As well as if a manor of thy friend's Or of thine own were: Any man's death diminishes me.../// o what a greatly wrote these lines are; love this great poem
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Manpreet Singh 14 April 2019
Everyday we die a little.
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LEANNE JONES 12 April 2019
cONNECTION OF MAN WITH THE EARTH ANDTO ONE ANOTHER IS SYMBIOSIS which we see all over the place between man and the plants and animals, But fascism denies all of this
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sherry 21 November 2019
radicalism destroys understanding among humans
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Nomat 07 April 2019
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