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Rating: 3.1

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.
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Omar Ibrahim 07 May 2009

i studied this poem at school.

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Merna Ibrahim 15 May 2009

This poem is Great, it is describing the night in a perfect way.....it was the poetry question in my previous exam! ! ! ! ! !

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Walterrean Salley 05 August 2012

The poet begins this poem by describing some night features. Then he tells how the angel, in route, blesses and secures human, animals, nature and—all—for the night. A peaceful poem of comfort and security. William Blake’s work is among the best. Truly an incredible poet. I simply love his work and will be reading more.

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Earnest Gatuma 02 November 2016

This now is what we call exceptional! Splendid...

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Jeanie Leyba 04 July 2016

Very good and beautiful well written. Thanks for sharing

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Hikmat 18 February 2021

This is so lovely

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Hikmat 18 February 2021

This is so lovely

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Sophia 04 December 2020

I have to do this for school, and I'm excited to read it!

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naomi 05 May 2020

what r the figure of speeches in this

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Nagmani 28 October 2019

Excellent to read it .

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