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“Thoughts Inspired by John Donne”


Photograph by John Diamond, M.D.

I am a little world made cunningly
Of elements and an angelic sprite.

– John Donne, Holy Sonnets

The “angelic sprite”
our Soul, our Jen,
our Matrophilia.


I am a little world,
my elements from my mother’s body,
and my sprite from her Soul.

I am my mother.