William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

Hear The Voice - Poem by William Blake

HEAR the voice of the Bard,
Who present, past, and future, sees;
Whose ears have heard
The Holy Word
That walk'd among the ancient trees;

Calling the lapsed soul,
And weeping in the evening dew;
That might control
The starry pole,
And fallen, fallen light renew!

'O Earth, O Earth, return!
Arise from out the dewy grass!
Night is worn,
And the morn
Rises from the slumbrous mass.

'Turn away no more;
Why wilt thou turn away?
The starry floor,
The watery shore,
Is given thee till the break of day.'


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  • (7/27/2018 9:09:00 AM)


    A great poem.In Sahaja Yoga we honour William Blake and Shree Mataji Nirmala Devi has said many wonderful things about this prophetic artist and poet.In the Occasional Political and Critical Essays by James Joyce there is an essay on William Blake. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 4, 2003



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