Yellow garters! Shipwreck, cross-dressing, true love. Esp. brought to life by Mark Rylance. TWELFTH NIGHT by Shakespeare.
Some 16th century magic. Thanks to HOL for reminding me of this one. “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe.
Einstein believed in Spinoza’s mathematically-supported version of God as infinity/nature. Excommunicated. ETHICS by Baruch Spinoza.
17th Century Fav. After death, unread and dismissed for hundreds of years. Been back since 1919! “Second Anniversary” by John Donne
If only politicians today(House of Commons or otherwise)could write metaphysical poetry like this.TO HIS COY MISTRESS by Andrew Marvell.