The Question and Answer section for John Donne: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The poet personifies the sun as a “busy old fool” (line 1). He asks why it is shining in and disturbing “us” (4), who appear to be two lovers in bed. The sun is peeking through the curtains of the window of their bedroom, signaling the morning...
Title of poem please?
The lover is going away to war and thee is sadness. In the end he asks her not to fear any evil that may befall him while he is gone, and besides, they keep each other alive in their hearts and therefore are never truly parted.