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Ah Sun-flower(1794)

William Blake

Ah Sun-flower, weary of time,
MeterAh Sun-flower, weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun,
MeterWho countest the steps of the Sun,
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
MeterSeeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the traveller’s journey is done;
MeterWhere the traveller’s journey is done;

Where the Youth pined away with desire,
MeterWhere the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow,
MeterAnd the pale Virgin shrouded in snow,
Arise from their graves and aspire,
MeterArise from their graves and aspire,
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.
MeterWhere my Sun-flower wishes to go.

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