Friday, January 3, 2003

Three Things To Remember

Rating: 3.1
A Robin Redbreast in a cage,
Puts all Heaven in a rage.

A skylark wounded on the wing
Doth make a cherub cease to sing.

He who shall hurt the little wren
Shall never be beloved by men.
William Blake
Solomon Senxer 13 September 2019
I agree and disagree! Literally, I disagree! Metaphorically, I agree very much! And William Blake being a Christian, I think he wants the reader to understand metaphorically!
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Tajudeen Shah 05 November 2014
ah, what a moral keep announcing its significance, as if some revelations translated. each couplet itself is very much explanatory. each like like an ocean of wisdom for those who think. God bless.
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 05 November 2014
Heaven and cherub- hurting the innocent means closing the door of heaven lovely nice
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Sagnik Chakraborty 05 November 2014
The immense value of life is expressed in these three couplets; typical of Blake. Reminded me of 'The Fly' by Blake. Short and sweet, but of immense significance. Love life, preserve life, and respect freedom of other beings.
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No wonder, I now find Why hell is overpopulated now Love for fellow creatures hard to find And all our philosophies ring hollow........ To all ye poets reading this, I welcome you to my page too for your comments please
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Valerie Dohren 05 November 2012
So simple yet so beautiful - I adore birds, so this really touches my heart.
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Habeeb Kayode Yahaya 05 November 2012
nice poem i so much love it, , , , ''ab'' ab rhymtic, , , birds are described as something treasure in nature
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Lola Montez 05 November 2012
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Sandra Feldman 05 November 2012
All those who go around shooting our feathered friends should read this.
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Sandra Feldman 05 November 2012
So beautiful and tender in it's simplicity, in its defense of those fragile feathered, innocent creatures. Gave my heart a flutter
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