William Blake

William Blake was an English painter, poet and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. Wikipedia

The Wild Flower’s Song

As I wander'd the forest, The green leaves among, I heard a wild flower Singing a song.I slept in the Earth In the silent night, I murmur'd my fears And I felt delight.In the morning I went As rosy as morn, To seek...

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30 December

A Poison Tree

I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.And I watered it in fears, Night and morning with my tears; And I sunned it with smiles, And with soft deceitful wiles.And...

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01 December

The Garden of Love

I went to the Garden of Love, And saw what I never had seen: A Chapel was built in the midst, Where I used to play on the green.And the gates of this Chapel were shut, And Thou shalt not. writ over the door; So I turn'd to the Garden...

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12 January

The Tiger

Tiger, tiger, burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand dare seize the fire?And what shoulder...

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27 December

Auguries of Innocence

To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.A robin redbreast in a cage Puts all heaven in a rage.A dove-house fill'd with doves and pigeons Shudders hell thro' all...

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08 August

Eternity

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in Eternity’s sunrise.William Blake...

By William Blake
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25 July