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Poem by William Blake


Songs of Experience. The Sick Rose


O rose, thou art sick!
The invisible worm,
That flies in the night,
In the howling storm,

Has found out thy bed
Of crimson joy,
And his dark secret love
Does thy life destroy.



William Blake


William Blake's other poems:
  1. Songs of Experience. Nurse's Song
  2. Epigram
  3. Eternity
  4. Songs of Experience. The Little Girl Found
  5. Songs of Experience. The Chimney Sweeper


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