Dagens poem – af John Donne

22. april 2007


John Donne

For whom the bell tolls (No man is an island)

No man is an island,
Entire of itself.
Each is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.
If a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less.
As well as if a promontory were.
As well as if a manner of thine own
Or of thine friend’s were.
Each man’s death diminishes me,
For I am involved in mankind.
Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bell tolls,
It tolls for thee.

Blandt mine bøger findes en kommenteret udgave af Shakespeares Macbeth. Jeg købte den antikvarisk i min gymnasietid. PÃ¥ en side i bogen har jeg med ungdommelig skrift indskrevet ovenstÃ¥ende poem, som min daværende engelsklærer diverterede med….

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