Tom Shone

A Very Odd Beast

Cronenberg on Cronenberg

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One of David Cronenberg’s favourite poems is The Flea by John Donne:

‘Marke but this flea, and marke in this,

How little that which thou deny’st me is;

It suck’d me first, and now sucks thee,

And in this flea, our two bloods mingled bee.’ 

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