Tag Archives: William Blake

A Poesy of Roses

A Poesy of Roses:    Poets have a lot to answer for:   Go, lovely rose!                    Edmund Waller   1606-1687 Go, lovely rose ! Tell her that wastes her time and me, That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, … Continue reading

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Rose Poems: Waller, Blake, Bloomfield, Barrett Browning and Johnson Smith

A small, random basket of rose poems: a rose by another name.   Go, lovely rose!                                   Edmund Waller 1606-1687 Go, lovely rose ! … Continue reading

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William Blake’s house for sale; help save it for the Nation

I have just found the item linked below, dated 11th September written by Alison Flood in Guardian, Culture section.   I find this part of Guardian’s output frequently interesting and stimulating also having just enough of a point of view to … Continue reading

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Three poems by William Blake

Laughing Song When the greenwoods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it; When the meadows … Continue reading

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