[TPR-0015] The Flea by John Donne

Published August 1, 2022 2 Views

In this Renaissance poem, John Donne cleverly uses the drinking of blood by a flea as a means of persuading a woman, perhaps a virgin, into his bed. I guess even hundreds of years ago, some guys will try anything to get laid.

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The Flea
by John Donne

published in The Poems of John Donne, page 40-41
by London : Oxford University Press, 1912

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