William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

The Blossom


Merry, merry sparrow!
Under leaves so green
A happy blossom
Sees you, swift as arrow,
Seek your cradle narrow,
Near my bosom.
Pretty, pretty robin!
Under leaves so green
A happy blossom
Hears you sobbing, sobbing,
Pretty, pretty robin,
Near my bosom.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Edited: Monday, November 28, 2011

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