The Blossom (Blake)

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Blossom is a poem by William Blake, published in Songs of Innocence in 1789.

This poem is full of cheerful images of life, such as "leaves so green", a "happy blossom," and two birds, the "merry sparrow" and "pretty robin."

— Excerpted from The Blossom on Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.
Plate of The Blossom.
Reading of "The Blossom"

Merry merry sparrow!
Under leaves so green
A happy blossom
Sees you swift as arrow
Seek your cradle narrow
Near my bosom.

Pretty pretty robin!
Under leaves so green
A happy blossom
Hears you sobbing sobbing
Pretty pretty robin
Near my bosom.

This work was published before January 1, 1928, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.