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I believe in fairies!

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Where are the fairies? Where can we find them? We've seen the fairy rings, They leave behind them! When they have danced all night, Where do they go? Lark, in the sky above, Sat, do you know? Is it a secret No one is telling? Why, ...

Thehonesttruth 18.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Book of Flower Fairies - Cicely Mary Barker

Passionate about Perfect Poetry

Advantages: It's Blake, He's wonderful! Fantastic Poems, Insightful, Prophetic, Meaningful, Cheap!
Disadvantages: It takes a while to read them all, but well worth it!

...I was shocked a few days ago when browsing the poetry I discovered there was no William Blake! This site is insane, I thought to myself… but upon several minutes of deep breathing and reflection I realised, ok, no big deal, I'll just make sure I dam ...

Athravan 01.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Writings - William Blake

Upon Westminster Bridge + London

Advantages: Two great poems!
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...Compare and contrast Wordsworth's and Blake's poems. What do the poems tell you about the differing attitudes towards the city? The two poems tell us a lot about the poet's respective attitudes towards the city. We learn of their (occasionally) di ...

joewcarpenter 28.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Writings - William Blake

A wealth of delight!

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Over the last eight or so months I've really been drawn to poetry. I suppose that it was inevitable since I'm now studying English at university, but I never quite anticipated just how much I would come to enjoy exploring the different epochs an writers. ...

Amy69 07.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Poems - Robert Burns

filth and art

Advantages: originality
Disadvantages: denseness

...This notorious collection was banned during the author’s lifetime and is a testament to pushing back the boundaries of poetry. “The Flowers of Evil” find beauty and a source of poetry in everything and anything, in addiction to morphine and in the arms of ...

lewiscrofts 17.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Flowers of Evil - Charles Baudelaire