Read a more modern rendition of this lovely sonnet here. This is one of the sonnets I remember leaving me breathless the first time I read it as a college freshman. It still brings me to my knees.
Read about Sonnets, background on John Donne, and more works by Donne at these links.
Friday Poetry is over at The Book Mine Set. I'm posting early this week because I won't be at my desk on Friday.