William Blake

About William Blake

William Blake (November 28, 1757 - August 12, 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.

Auguries Of Innocence

By |2017-06-14T10:11:52-05:00March 6th, 2016|Categories: Heaven, Poetry|

To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heav’n in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour. A robin redbreast in a cage Puts all heaven in a rage; A dove-house fill’d with doves and pigeons Shudders hell thro’ all its regions; [...]

To Autumn

By |2017-07-31T10:34:26-05:00October 25th, 2015|Categories: Poetry|

O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou mayst rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe, And all the daughters of the year shall dance! Sing now the lusty song of fruits and flowers. “The narrow [...]