William Blake

(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827 / London)

William Blake Poems

121. The Voice Of The Ancient Bard 1/3/2003
122. The Wild Flower's Song 5/10/2001
123. Three Things To Remember 1/3/2003
124. To Autumn 1/3/2003
125. To Morning 1/3/2003
126. To Nobodaddy 1/3/2003
127. To See 3/30/2010
128. To Spring 5/10/2001
129. To Summer 5/10/2001
130. To The Accuser Who Is The God Of This World 1/3/2003
131. To The Evening Star 1/3/2003
132. To The Muses 5/10/2001
133. To Thomas Butts 1/1/2004
134. To Tirzah 1/3/2003
135. To Winter 1/3/2003
136. When Klopstock England Defied 1/3/2003
137. Why Should I Care For The Men Of Thames 1/3/2003
138. Why Was Cupid A Boy 1/3/2003
139. You Don'T Believe 1/3/2003

Comments about William Blake

  • Angela Pettway (12/5/2011 5:02:00 PM)

    Why is tiger spelled tyger in Blake's poem The Tyger?

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  • grame peele (11/17/2011 4:12:00 AM)

    a real legend so mystic so physical yet the up most metaphysical thoughts in him.

  • Shanu Shah (4/28/2011 1:51:00 AM)

    In His Poem 'London' Blake says about the London city at his time. Chartered means Holy and also has meaning of Dirty. Thames is the river on which he was passing by. He says that this is the City where the Chartered (Holy) flow and in the same City the streets too are chartered (Dirty with diffrent sins) . He talks of different pain that he sees when he come across diffrent people. Like Harlot(Prostitute's) cry and that of soldier who had died beacuase of autocracy practiced in the palace. I really find the way metaphor is used to say all that is prevelant at that time in London. Now though London is a nice in fact a lively place to live.
    Time changes and things change..

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (4/13/2010 12:54:00 AM)

    very beautiful nerration, good imagination.

  • Gary Bisaga (9/17/2009 8:09:00 AM)

    I agree with Barbara Bizarro completely except the line:

    The simplicity of his writing underlines the little society at the time knew about the consequences of their actions.

    I think society knew very well the consequences of their actions; or more precisely, most in society did. It's easy, looking back now, to not see the daily struggle for existence that most people went through. They may not have scientifically understood everything that happened as a consequence of their actions, but they certainly knew that behavior A resulted in situation B. Blake helped usher in the romantic ideas of simplicity and idealism (the the ideal society is simplest and most natural) so in that sense did damage. But I agree that he is an excellent writer, and I am really beginning to appreciate his glorious poetry myself.

  • Andrew Hoellering (8/14/2009 5:02:00 PM)

    Both of you live in hope but are as nutty as fruit cakes. Blake was born in 1757 and died in 1827. He would have been pleased with your comment, Barbara Bizarro.

  • Rebecca Smith (7/29/2009 7:47:00 PM)

    Hello William Blake. My name is Rebecca Smith i started writing poetry last summer and my first poem was called Summer, i've written over abt 22 poems in the last past months and i have a friend who's working on the book and i plan on getting them published. When did you start writing? ? My favorite poem by you is A Dream. it's lovely! ! ! ! how was writing poetry for you? ? was it hard, or easy? ? for me it's both! ! ! ! your an Awesome writer! ! ! keep up the good work. I hope you reply to my comment i would love to talk to you. Love Rebecca! ! !

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  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (6/14/2008 1:37:00 AM)

    romantic touch in the poems gives me bliss, good poems.

  • Poppi Westbury (2/24/2008 6:58:00 AM)

    His poems speak to the romantic soul in me. I think his work is beautiful, mystical and enthralling.

Best Poem of William Blake

A Poison Tree

I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
I told it not, my wrath did grow.

And I watered it in fears,
Night and morning with my tears;
And I sunned it with smiles,
And with soft deceitful wiles.

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,

And into my garden stole
When the night had veiled the pole;
In the morning glad I see
My foe outstretched beneath the tree.

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Samson

Samson, the strongest of the children of men, I sing; how he was foiled by woman's arts, by a false wife brought to the gates of death! O Truth! that shinest with propitious beams, turning our earthly night to heavenly day, from presence of the Almighty Father, thou visitest our darkling world with blessed feet, bringing good news of Sin and Death

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