Works of William Blake
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Ah Sun-flower! weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun:
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the travellers journey is done.
Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow:
Arise from their graves and aspire,
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.
A perfect little introduction to Blake, Malcolmson’s biographical note and comments on the poems are well done and unobtrusive. Not at all academic, she gets at Blake’s real strangeness as well as his appealing, compassionate humanity. A dozen or so color plates are included. The book is ou ...more
Blake's prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the language". His visual artistry has led one modern critic to proclaim h ...more