I told my love

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I told my love
by William Blake
From Blake’s Notebook (c. 1793). See also: "Never pain to tell thy Love..." & Songs and Ballads.


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I told my love I told my love
I told her all my heart
Trembling cold in ghastly fears
Ah she doth depart

Soon as she was gone from me
A traveler came by
Silently invisible
O was no deny


c. 1793

This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.