No Man Is An Island

Posted: October 4, 2016 in Reflections

No Man Is An Island – #poetry from John Donne

From Behind the Pen

island, man on island, no man is an island, kai Stachowiak Image courtesy of kai Stachowiak

No man is an island entire of itself; every man
is a piece of the continent, a part of the main;
if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe
is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as
well as any manner of thy friends or of thine
own were; any man’s death diminishes me,
because I am involved in mankind.
And therefore never send to know for whom
the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
– John Donne

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