William Blake column

Discussion in 'Poetry Corner' started by BoomShackerLacker, Aug 18, 2012.

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  1. 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 water'd it in fears,
    Night & morning with my tears;
    And I sunned it with my smiles
    And with soft deceitful wiles.

    And it grew both day and night,
    Till it bore an apple bright;
    And my foe beheld it shine,
    And he knew that it was mine,

    And into my garden stole
    When the night had veil'd the pole:
    In the morning glad I see
    My foe outstretch'd beneath the tree
  2. Bowmore_Assassin

    Bowmore_Assassin LE Moderator Book Reviewer

    The more I read this, the more it grows on me. A beautifully written verse on taking out your nemesis.

    I really like the juxtaposition between the anger against his friend with its short lived feeling versus the growing anger against his foe culminating in death.

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  3. And did those feet in ancient time
    Walk upon England's mountains green.............
  4. And was the holy lamb of God...
  5. On England's pleasant pastures seen........
  6. sirbhp

    sirbhp LE Book Reviewer

    dere dey go
    40 lorries in a row

    dem aint lorries
    dem is trux

    full of cows
    Hens an Dux .

    spokeshave .
  7. Can I be the first to say

    Behold the great red dragon.......etc
  8. Der spring iz sprung
    Der grass is riz
    I wonderz where der boidies iz
    Der boids iz on der wing
    But dats absoid
    Becuz der wingz iz on der boid
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