John Donne

Sophisticated wit and intense emotion, religious fervour and erotic sensuality, delight in life’s pleasures and fascination with death, are all to be found in the paradoxical...

Richard Burton reads the poetry of John Donne

The multi-award winning actor reads the finest work of John Donne

John Donne Love Poems

One of the greatest metaphysical poets of all time, Donne could find as much joy in the contemplation of man’s relationship to God, as he could in the conjugal significance of a...

The Metaphysical Poets

John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new form of poetry full of wit, intellect and...

Erotic Poetry Collection

A collection of classic erotic poetry including 'A Last Confession' by William Butler Yeats and 'The Flea' by John Donne.

Richard Burton Poetry Collection Volume 2

Richard Burton reads a selection of his favourite poetry including William Shakespeare, John Donne and Thomas Hardy