William Blake: A World of Delight


How do you know but ev’ry Bird that cuts the airy way,
Is an immense world of delight, clos’d by your senses five?


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(Photo: Charlie Rattigan)

At first light of day
where the river meets the sea
pelicans plunge down.
I am of no great interest
to them, just as it should be.