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We are Roses with Thorns

The Lilly The Modest Rose puts forth a thorn: The humble Sheep, a threatening horn: While the Lilly white, shall in Love delight Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright. “The Lilly” in Songs of Experience, a poem so short yet it encapsulates one of the biggest themes within Blake’s collection of […] Continue reading

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