The Troubadour Podcast

Metaphysical Mondays #6: The Sun Rising by John Donne

September 23, 2019
The Troubadour Podcast
Metaphysical Mondays #6: The Sun Rising by John Donne
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The Troubadour Podcast
Metaphysical Mondays #6: The Sun Rising by John Donne
Sep 23, 2019
Kirk j Barbera
Show Notes

Have you ever laid in bed with your significant other and just wished you could lay there all day but the cares of the world kept fighting their way into your life? Well, John Donne knows how ya feel and he proposes you do something about it.

As a Metaphysical Poet, witty and conceited, he proposes you start to command the sun, rather than the other way around.

In this episode you will learn a bit about Medieval Cosmology and the Chain of Beings Theory of the universe. And you'll see how a great poet uses language in all its glory to intellectually dissect a powerful emotion we all feel at some time in our lives.

P.S. Guys, there are a few lines in here which might make for a good one-liner to your lady friends (though no guarantees!)



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