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Meditation XVII Box

With Donne, whose muse on dromedary trots,

Wreathe iron pokers into true-love knots;

Rhyme's sturdy cripple, fancy's maze and clue,

Wit's forge and fire-blast, meaning's press and screw.

-- Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1818)

 

John Donne's Meditation XVII made into a 17-sided tato box. Wherefore not?

 

All of you who were born in the 20th century will recognize this as the source of the title for Hemingway's novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls. (I ain't read it, myself -- too modem for my barbarian tastes.)

 

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Taken on January 3, 2009