The Sick Rose

Rating: 3.1
O Rose, thou art sick!
The invisible worm
That flies in the night,
In the howling storm,

Has found out thy bed
Of crimson joy:
And his dark secret love
Does thy life destroy.
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COMMENTS
Angelima 25 May 2020
Reading this poem has made me have violent gastro, it lives up to its name.
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Solomon Senxer 13 September 2019
Very relevant in its message to many walks of life!
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Arifa khatun 28 June 2018
Really romantic
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Joshua Adeyemi 09 April 2018
my lecturer had given us this with a taste of analysis................................... SICK Indeed
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Tom Nelson 16 November 2017
To me, this poem is a metaphor for cancer. It was beautifully set to music by Benjamin Britten: https: //www.youtube.com/watch? v=9Z8W177eCIY
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Indira Renganathan 30 November 2016
So sweet a simple pom on a sick rose....beautiful
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When was this poem written?
6 4 Reply
Rahul Kumar 11 May 2016
NICE....................................................................
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Vivek Kumar 25 April 2016
wow... it is an awesome poem.
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Uzefa Rashida M.a 25 March 2016
romantic poet blake has given a negative potrayal of the rose.Unique and different thought.
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