My Pretty Rose-Tree by William Blake

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Re: My Pretty Rose-Tree by William Blake

Post by maryelizabeth pius » 12 Jun 2014, 14:19

That poem is a really beautiful and passionate poem. I simply love it.

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Post by stoppoppingtheP » 09 Sep 2014, 13:36

The pretty flower would have died soon anyway, but since the rose was part of a rose-tree it would last much longer.

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Post by IllicitInquiries » 22 Sep 2014, 00:04

Words as poison, yet it stands so sweet. This poem and the feeling it fabricates will always be intimate. For everyone has suffered anguish from love.

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Post by cmss710 » 29 Mar 2015, 13:03

Really strikes a chord!

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Post by teacher_jane1 » 21 Apr 2015, 19:58

Oh that's such a great Blake poem! Thanks for sharing. Reminds me of the Rose of the World.
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Post by CloudedRune » 26 Apr 2015, 07:15

Lovely poem! I studied Blake's poetry a lot in my English Literature class a few years ago, it was one of the most enjoyable parts of the course :D
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Post by jstephens » 19 May 2015, 17:49

I liked it.Will look forward to reading more of this author.

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Post by Naira » 22 May 2015, 04:00

I also like Blake's works and cannot but mention that he was talented not only at writing. Here is his "Europe supported by Africa and America".
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Post by Clifora » 24 Jul 2016, 03:56

I like how William Blake described people as flowers. Just like how the rose tree got jealous because the narrator was offered a pretty flower, it's just like the narrator's wife getting jealous because the narrator was offered a chance to cheat on her. Seems like nice poetry!

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Also, it's quite creative, and I will definitely check out more of William Blake's poetry.
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Post by ollesternberg » 05 Apr 2017, 23:53

knightss wrote:A flower was offered to me,
Such a flower as May never bore;
But I said, "I've a pretty rose-tree",
And I passed the sweet flower o'er.

Then I went to my pretty rose-tree,
To tend her by day and by night;
But my rose turned away with jealousy,
And her thorns were my only delight.

This suits my taste.. Omg I like it!!!! ;)

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Post by ginalim09 » 15 Dec 2017, 09:13

a very nice poem. poetic lines

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Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 15 Dec 2017, 12:18

I like this poem. It is a wonderful allusion to jealousy.
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Post by richa nanaiah 6262 » 17 Dec 2017, 01:33

These beautiful lines by William Blake speaks of a person who stood by his love,come what may,with tolerance and faith,leaving all the best things he got in the way and finally got pushed away by his love leaving him heartbroken....lovely way of expressing the pain and sorrow fgot in return for true love.

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Post by Review35george » 04 Feb 2018, 14:32

Beautiful and sweet
I love it for there are many thoughts after reading it .
A work of art in words

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Post by Ashleyvang » 19 Feb 2018, 08:25

Oh my goodness. I love this!!!!

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