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Night - Poem by William Blake

The sun descending in the west,
The evening star does shine;
The birds are silent in their nest,
And I must seek for mine.
The moon, like a flower,
In heaven's high bower,
With silent delight
Sits and smiles on the night.

Farewell, green fields and happy groves,
Where flocks have took delight.
Where lambs have nibbled, silent moves
The feet of angels bright;
Unseen they pour blessing,
And joy without ceasing,
On each bud and blossom,
And each sleeping bosom.

They look in every thoughtless nest,
Where birds are covered warm;
They visit caves of every beast,
To keep them all from harm.
If they see any weeping
That should have been sleeping,
They pour sleep on their head,
And sit down by their bed.

When wolves and tigers howl for prey,
They pitying stand and weep;
Seeking to drive their thirst away,
And keep them from the sheep.
But if they rush dreadful,
The angels, most heedful,
Receive each mild spirit,
New worlds to inherit.

And there the lion's ruddy eyes
Shall flow with tears of gold,
And pitying the tender cries,
And walking round the fold,
Saying, 'Wrath, by His meekness,
And, by His health, sickness
Is driven away
From our immortal day.

'And now beside thee, bleating lamb,
I can lie down and sleep;
Or think on Him who bore thy name,
Graze after thee and weep.
For, washed in life's river,
My bright mane for ever
Shall shine like the gold
As I guard o'er the fold.'


Comments about Night by William Blake

  • Freshman - 585 Points Jeanie Leyba (7/4/2016 4:25:00 PM)

    Very good and beautiful well written. Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 55,688 Points Ratnakar Mandlik (3/15/2016 7:48:00 AM)

    Marvelous narration of the advent of night and it's aftermath though this pleasurable read. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 62,628 Points * Sunprincess * (1/1/2016 7:36:00 PM)

    .............wonderful poem...lovely first stanza ★ (Report) Reply

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Poems About Night

  1. 1. Night , William Blake
  2. 2. Silent, Silent Night , William Blake
  3. 3. By Night When Others Soundly Slept , Anne Bradstreet
  4. 4. Day And Night , Rupert Brooke
  5. 5. Meeting At Night , Robert Browning
  6. 6. A Winter Night , Robert Burns
  7. 7. Good Night! Which Put The Candle Out? , Emily Dickinson
  8. 8. All Souls' Night , William Butler Yeats
  9. 9. That The Night Come , William Butler Yeats
  10. 10. Gwine To Run All Night, Or De Camptown R.. , Stephen C. Foster
  11. 11. My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night! , Stephen C. Foster
  12. 12. Voices Of The Night , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  13. 13. Night. To Lucasta , Richard Lovelace
  14. 14. The Night Cometh , John McCrae
  15. 15. Lxvi The Heart Of The Night , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  16. 16. To Night , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  17. 17. Night Journey, The , Rupert Brooke
  18. 18. As One Who Having Wandered All Night Long , Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. 19. Of Him I Love Day And Night , Walt Whitman
  20. 20. On The Beach At Night , Walt Whitman
  21. 21. On The Beach At Night, Alone , Walt Whitman
  22. 22. Night On The Prairies , Walt Whitman
  23. 23. A Good Night , Francis Quarles
  24. 24. Cotter's Saturday Night, The , Robert Burns
  25. 25. The Night - Wind , Emily Jane Brontë
  26. 26. Monday Night May 11th 1846 / Domestic .. , Anne Brontë
  27. 27. Night , Anne Brontë
  28. 28. Quiet Night Thoughts , Li Po
  29. 29. Thoughts In A Tranquil Night , Li Po
  30. 30. Spring Night In Lo-Yang Hearing A Flute , Li Po
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