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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 - 27,417 Points Douglas Scotney (2/18/2017 8:27:00 PM)

    thine age asks ease, ease up (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 7,983 Points Sylva-onyema Uba (2/18/2017 2:01:00 PM)

    Shine here to us, and thou art everywhere..

    Well expressed.

    Sylva (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,678 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. The Sun Has Burst The Sky , Jenny Joseph
  3. 3. Summer Sun , Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. 4. Sonnet 130: My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothin.. , William Shakespeare
  5. 5. Be Angry At The Sun , Robinson Jeffers
  6. 6. Along The Sun-Drenched Roadside , Rainer Maria Rilke
  7. 7. Sun And Shadow , Oliver Wendell Holmes
  8. 8. A True Account Of Talking To The Sun On .. , Frank O'Hara
  9. 9. The Sun Wields Mercy , Charles Bukowski
  10. 10. Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines , Dylan Thomas
  11. 11. The Catholic Sun , Hilaire Belloc
  12. 12. I Am The Autumnal Sun , Henry David Thoreau
  13. 13. Give Me The Splendid, Silent Sun , Walt Whitman
  14. 14. Memory Of Sun , Anna Akhmatova
  15. 15. Seascape With Sun And Eagle , Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  16. 16. O Sun Of Real Peace , Walt Whitman
  17. 17. Nor The Sun Its Selling Power , Brian Patten
  18. 18. When The Sun Come After Rain , Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. 19. The Sun By Amy Boothby - Age 10 Years , Ernestine Northover
  20. 20. Three Years She Grew In Sun And Shower, , William Wordsworth
  21. 21. I’ll Tell You How The Sun Rose , Emily Dickinson
  22. 22. He Sendeth Sun, He Sendeth Shower , Sarah Flower Adams
  23. 23. A Song Of The Setting Sun , Ernest Christopher Dowson
  24. 24. Sun Of The Sleepless! , George Gordon Byron
  25. 25. The Sun Has Long Been Set , William Wordsworth
  26. 26. Superfluous Were The Sun , Emily Dickinson
  27. 27. Oh Day Of Fire And Sun , Sara Teasdale
  28. 28. Stream And Sun At Glendalough , William Butler Yeats
  29. 29. The Sun Has Set , Emily Jane Brontë
  30. 30. Sonnet 32 - The First Time That The Sun .. , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  31. 31. A Slant Of Sun On Dull Brown Walls , Stephen Crane
  32. 32. The Summer Sun Shone Round Me , Robert Louis Stevenson
  33. 33. Mr. Dana, Of The New York Sun , Eugene Field
  34. 34. Katrina's Sun-Dial , Henry Van Dyke
  35. 35. Feeding The Sun , Bill Knott
  36. 36. The Sun Travels , Robert Louis Stevenson
  37. 37. Why, When Our Sun Shines Clearest , James Clerk Maxwell
  38. 38. Set Me Whereas The Sun Doth Parch The Gr.. , Henry Howard
  39. 39. The Sun Was Slumbering In The West , Thomas Hood
  40. 40. (l) 5 (My Baby) My Inner Sun , Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  41. 41. The Sun-Dial At Wells College , Henry Van Dyke
  42. 42. We Can But Follow To The Sun , Emily Dickinson
  43. 43. The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews , Amy Clampitt
  44. 44. Hymn Before Sun-Rise, In The Vale Of Cha.. , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  45. 45. The Sun Sets In Molten Gold , Li Ching Chao
  46. 46. The Beautiful Sun , William Topaz McGonagall
  47. 47. Meditation Upon The Day Before The Sun R.. , John Bunyan
  48. 48. On The Rising Of The Sun , John Bunyan
  49. 49. Sun Of My Soul , John Keble
  50. 50. The Sun—just Touched The Morning , Emily Dickinson
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