"My mother bore ..." Quote of William Blake

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white;

William Blake
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, mystic. From SONGS OF INNOCENCE. The Little Black Boy (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems [William Blake]. Alicia Ostriker, ed. (1977) Penguin Books.