Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Great Regulars: Who hasn't "brushed away" an annoying fly

and thought no more about it? For Blake, however, this encounter expresses something of the tragedy and the comedy of our life here on earth. His poem is somewhere between innocence and experience, sincerity and irony, laughter and tears.

from Christopher Nield: The Epoch Times: The Antidote--Classic Poetry for Modern Life: A Reading of 'The Fly' by William Blake


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