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The Sun Rising - Poem by John Donne

Busy old fool, unruly Sun,
Why dost thou thus,
Through windows, and through curtains, call on
us?
Must to thy motions lovers' seasons run?
Saucy pedantic wretch, go chide
Late schoolboys, and sour prentices,
Go tell court-huntsmen that the king will ride,
Call country ants to harvest offices,
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime,
Nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of
time.

Thy beams, so reverend and strong
Why shouldst thou think?
I could eclipse and cloud them with a wink,
But that I would not lose her sight so long:
If her eyes have not blinded thine,
Look, and tomorrow late, tell me
Whether both the'Indias of spice and mine
Be where thou leftst them, or lie here with me.
Ask for those kings whom thou saw'st yesterday,
And thou shalt hear: 'All here in one bed lay.'

She'is all states, and all princes I,
Nothing else is.
Princes do but play us; compar'd to this,
All honour's mimic, all wealth alchemy.
Thou, sun, art half as happy'as we,
In that the world's contracted thus;
Thine age asks ease, and since thy duties be
To warm the world, that's done in warming us.
Shine here to us, and thou art everywhere;
This bed thy centre is, these walls, thy sphere.


Comments about The Sun Rising by John Donne

  • Gold Star - 34,062 Points Douglas Scotney (2/18/2017 8:27:00 PM)

    thine age asks ease, ease up (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 11,472 Points Sylva-onyema Uba (2/18/2017 2:01:00 PM)

    Shine here to us, and thou art everywhere..

    Well expressed.

    Sylva (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,664 Points Baharak Barzin (2/18/2017 1:58:00 PM)

    When i read his poetry i just wonder if he loved women or did hate them. He is amazing (Report) Reply

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Poems About Sun

  1. 1. The Sun Rising , John Donne
  2. 2. Summer Sun , Robert Louis Stevenson
  3. 3. The Sun Has Burst The Sky , Jenny Joseph
  4. 4. A True Account Of Talking To The Sun On .. , Frank O'Hara
  5. 5. Be Angry At The Sun , Robinson Jeffers
  6. 6. Along The Sun-Drenched Roadside , Rainer Maria Rilke
  7. 7. The Sun Wields Mercy , Charles Bukowski
  8. 8. Sonnet 130: My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothin.. , William Shakespeare
  9. 9. Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines , Dylan Thomas
  10. 10. Give Me The Splendid, Silent Sun , Walt Whitman
  11. 11. Sun And Shadow , Oliver Wendell Holmes
  12. 12. I Am The Autumnal Sun , Henry David Thoreau
  13. 13. The Catholic Sun , Hilaire Belloc
  14. 14. Memory Of Sun , Anna Akhmatova
  15. 15. O Sun Of Real Peace , Walt Whitman
  16. 16. Seascape With Sun And Eagle , Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  17. 17. Nor The Sun Its Selling Power , Brian Patten
  18. 18. The Sun By Amy Boothby - Age 10 Years , Ernestine Northover
  19. 19. I’ll Tell You How The Sun Rose , Emily Dickinson
  20. 20. When The Sun Come After Rain , Robert Louis Stevenson
  21. 21. Superfluous Were The Sun , Emily Dickinson
  22. 22. Oh Day Of Fire And Sun , Sara Teasdale
  23. 23. Sun Of The Sleepless! , George Gordon Byron
  24. 24. Three Years She Grew In Sun And Shower, , William Wordsworth
  25. 25. Sonnet 32 - The First Time That The Sun .. , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  26. 26. Stream And Sun At Glendalough , William Butler Yeats
  27. 27. The Sun Has Long Been Set , William Wordsworth
  28. 28. A Slant Of Sun On Dull Brown Walls , Stephen Crane
  29. 29. The Summer Sun Shone Round Me , Robert Louis Stevenson
  30. 30. The Sun Travels , Robert Louis Stevenson
  31. 31. He Sendeth Sun, He Sendeth Shower , Sarah Flower Adams
  32. 32. A Song Of The Setting Sun , Ernest Christopher Dowson
  33. 33. The Sun Has Set , Emily Jane Brontë
  34. 34. Mr. Dana, Of The New York Sun , Eugene Field
  35. 35. Feeding The Sun , Bill Knott
  36. 36. Katrina's Sun-Dial , Henry Van Dyke
  37. 37. The Sun Was Slumbering In The West , Thomas Hood
  38. 38. (l) 5 (My Baby) My Inner Sun , Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  39. 39. The Sun-Dial At Wells College , Henry Van Dyke
  40. 40. We Can But Follow To The Sun , Emily Dickinson
  41. 41. The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews , Amy Clampitt
  42. 42. Hymn Before Sun-Rise, In The Vale Of Cha.. , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  43. 43. The Sun Sets In Molten Gold , Li Ching Chao
  44. 44. The Beautiful Sun , William Topaz McGonagall
  45. 45. The Sun—just Touched The Morning , Emily Dickinson
  46. 46. Why, When Our Sun Shines Clearest , James Clerk Maxwell
  47. 47. Sun Of My Soul , John Keble
  48. 48. The Sun , Loretta Doyle Smalley
  49. 49. The Sun Says His Prayers , Vachel Lindsay
  50. 50. Sun, Sun , Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin
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