William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

A Poison Tree - Poem by William Blake

I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
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Topic(s) of this poem: tree

Comments about A Poison Tree by William Blake

  • (12/25/2017 5:29:00 AM)

    Reminds me of the notion that a resentment is a poisonous pill, designed to kill your foes but taken by yourself. Love the notion how mankind can spent so much time on nurturing hate. Also how the foe's own over powering hatred, lead to his demise. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/15/2017 1:40:00 PM)

    really a foe just wow (Report) Reply

  • Victoria Udnæs (12/14/2017 6:30:00 AM)

    Ah, this is so full of great work, this is a wonderful poet, and I am lucky to read such fantastic poetry! (Report) Reply

  • (12/7/2017 9:47:00 AM)

    Banana 4 Life, Don't Deny It (Report) Reply

  • (12/7/2017 2:18:00 AM)

    gngngngngngngngnbtrazn strfvbaev mhds (Report) Reply

  • (12/6/2017 4:13:00 AM)

    I don’t get it at all (Report) Reply

  • (11/28/2017 8:20:00 PM)

    At the end is Williams’s for DEAD (Report) Reply

  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (11/25/2017 5:32:00 AM)

    The rhyme speaks volumes about your artistic.

    Like it
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  • Abhimanyu Kumar.s (11/24/2017 8:40:00 PM)

    A poem to love and to be loved. Differences are just present all the time. (Report) Reply

  • Lea- Beima Dorestin (11/22/2017 11:35:00 PM)

    Great poem! ! !
    I like the rhythm
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  • Sakalabaktula Sairaj (11/16/2017 5:53:00 AM)

    superb and fantastic and nice one (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (10/26/2017 12:21:00 PM)

    And I watered it in fears,
    Night and morning with my tears;
    A beautiful write.
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  • Valentin Savin (10/16/2017 9:17:00 AM)

    I love this poem of W.Blake and have it translated into Russian at my page:
    http: //www.stihi.ru/2013/12/15/8277
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  • Akram Jan (9/17/2017 8:48:00 AM)

    I have selected these top 10 poems among top 500 poem of Poemhunter.com
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/10/2017 1:05:00 PM)

    And into my garden stole
    When the night had veiled the pole;
    In the morning glad I see
    My foe outstretched beneath the tree.
    Beautiful poem dear poet. Thanks.
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  • Sanjukta Sahoo (9/10/2017 10:10:00 AM)

    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,
    Nicely penned.10
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  • (8/21/2017 3:02:00 AM)

    i love this poem its a master piece (Report) Reply

  • (8/18/2017 5:17:00 AM)

    Blake was in tune with the divine. And through God, he learned to love his enemy. My poem, Killing Mine Enemy With Kindness is an attempt to do the same. (Report) Reply

  • (6/7/2017 2:33:00 PM)

    This poem is unexplainabley fantastic. That's not even a word, but that's how I feel. I loved it! (Report) Reply

  • Saravanan Sivasubramanian (6/5/2017 3:00:00 AM)

    I was studied this poem in my school days.i have the same experience but with friends only not with foes. (Report) Reply

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