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Friday, May 13, 2011 (20:56:28)
Let me pour forth
My tears before thy face, whilst I stay here,
For thy face coins them, and thy stamp they bear,
And by this mintage they are something worth.
For thus they be
Pregnant of thee.
Fruits of much grief they are, emblems of more;
When a tear falls, that thou fall'st which it bore;
So thou and I are nothing then,
when on a diverse shore.

On a round ball
A workman that hath copies by, can lay
An Europe, Afric, and an Asia,
And quickly make that, which was nothing, all.
So doth each tear, which thee doth wear,
A globe, yea world, by that impresiion grow,
Til thy tears mixed with mine do overflow
This world, by waters sent from thee,
my heaven dissolved so.

O more than moon,
Draw not up seas to drown me in thy sphere;
Weep me not dead, but forebear
To teach the sea what it may do too soon;
Let not the wind
Example find
To do me more harm than it purposeth:
Since thou and I sigh one another's breath,
Who'er sighs most is cruellest,
and hastes the others death.

John Donne

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Re: Iridiums Chamber (Score: 1 )
by induce on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 (08:18:06)
Jan, How's things I thought I'd drop in and grab a tea.

your buddy,
andye

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Re: Iridiums Chamber (Score: 1 )
by bamboo on Monday, August 22, 2011 (17:36:06)
let me kiss those lips so you can take my breath away
open your eyes so as i may drown in them once more
let me drink of your beauty whilst you break my heart
a heart of stone bleeds for me
your blood whither into ashes to my frightful touch
yes, rape my mane but burning eyes
my thorns, my rose
fall from your trembling lips.

Bamboo

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Re: Iridiums Chamber (Score: 1 )
by FuchsiaFestival! on Sunday, May 15, 2011 (18:23:54)
Hello, Iridium. I wanted to say, I'm glad I helped. I hope we can become friends.

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Re: Iridiums Chamber (Score: 1 )
by kylebank on Friday, June 03, 2011 (13:02:14)
"Iridium" - a transition metal highly resistant to corrosion or corruption; maintains form at high temperatures and under great pressure; named after Iris, winged messenger godess of rainbows.

A beautiful name, poet.

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Re: Iridiums Chamber (Score: 1 )
by wylde on Thursday, July 14, 2011 (07:54:10)
just. a thank you for the support. it is not taken for granted and is sincerely appreciated. thanks for rocking.

rite on


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Re: Iridiums Chamber (Score: 1 )
by FuchsiaFestival! on Friday, July 15, 2011 (01:37:33)
I just read this poem a few times. I do like it and the words are enigmatically spiritual--like sharing a love with the sea that is attached to your tears--something more than grief and the pregnancy of fruit--which can symbolize a ton of things. In my opinion, the beauty and the relationship prior to the workman around the world. The humanity...that serves more purpose than death.

I should try teaching myself some of the old English terms. Perhaps I'll read about them.

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