marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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'Tis all in pieces, all coherence gone

'Tis all in pieces, all coherence gone,
All just supply, and all relation;
Prince, subject, father, son, are things forgot,
For every man alone thinks he hath got
To be a phoenix, and that then can be
None of that kind, of which he is, but he.

John Donne
Tags: poesy, world-building: social bonds
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