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Poems of William Blake

'Songs of Innocence and of Experience' and 'The Book of Thel'

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Author: William Blake
Language: English
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 7,631
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Genre: Poetry
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our bags and our brushes to work.
Though the morning was cold, Tom was happy and warm:
So, if all do their duty, they need not fear harm.

THE LITTLE BOY LOST

"Father, father, where are you going?
Oh do not walk so fast!
Speak, father, speak to you little boy,
Or else I shall be lost."

The night was dark, no father was there,
The child was wet with dew;
The mire was deep, and the child did weep,
And away the vapour flew.

THE LITTLE BOY FOUND

The little boy lost in the lonely fen,
Led by the wandering light,
Began to cry, but God, ever nigh,
Appeared like his father, in white.

He kissed the child, and by the hand led,
And to his mother brought,
Who in sorrow pale, through the lonely dale,
The little boy weeping sought.

LAUGHING SONG

When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy,
And the dimpling stream runs laughing by;
When the air does l

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
2009.12.24
darrylfeldman
*****

Beautiful, inspiring, genius.

2007.01.08
ian
*****

William Blake, unexplainable. Great n Beautiful.


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