Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Angel that presided o'er my birth
Said, "Little creature, formed of Joy and Mirth,
Go love without the help of any thing on earth.
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, mystic. From Gnomic Verses. The Angel that presided o'er my birth (l. 1-3). . .
Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.