Tuesday, June 25, 2013

News at Eleven: Thomas Pitchford, aka "The Library Spider",

has verified that the poem--"Two Sunflowers Move into the Yellow Room"--was written by a 1980s US poet, Nancy Willard, and published in an anthology of hers dedicated to [William] Blake's work, A Visit to William Blake's Inn.

from The Independent: School librarian puts the world straight on fake William Blake poem
then BBC News: School librarian finds fake Blake poem


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