Tag Archives: William Blake

Squid Poem

Challenge 2: Squid Poem One short to normal-length line, followed by ten long tentacle-like lines, each of which could follow on from the first. Wanted to have a quick go at the second poetry challenge before bed and wanted to … Continue reading

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A Cradle Song

After last night I’ve been thinking more about poetry again, and walking back to my mum’s house after the lovely baptism in church this morning I recalled William Blake’s A Cradle Song. The narrator watches his baby sleeping and is … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Yesterday the Dalai Lama spoke of forgiveness not meaning accepting a wrong action. Forgiveness is rather about compassion and communication. This is always been a part of my life. I’m not perfect, but I’m like that. People hurt me or … Continue reading

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Original Beauty

Oh I’m enjoying this time off. Back to studying on Monday but these two days (and looking forward to tomorrow) have been wonderful, and I’m looking forward to a long summer after my final A-Level exam. What have I done … Continue reading

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Voting

Eighteen now so my first time voting came around in the local elections this evening. I know its customary for people to not say who they’ve voted for but I don’t especially see the point in hiding my views as … Continue reading

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Making Mystery the Subject

Remember a few days ago when I wrote about how my college tutors were telling me to stop creating mysteries and solve more of them? (If you don’t click here!) In summary, I was struggling on how to write an … Continue reading

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Creating Mysteries and Solving Them

A few weeks ago after writing an English Literature essay on religious poetry and William Blake, my tutor gave me a very high mark (yay!) and had two ‘how to improve’ points for me. The first was to include more … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Forty-Three – Holy Wednesday

Revelation 15:4 Lord, who will not fear and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you, for your judgements have been revealed.’ I haven’t chosen today’s verse from the Book of Revelation because I like it, I’ve chosen … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Thirty

John 10:38 But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father. I’ve read lots of passages … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Ten

Galatians 5:18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not subject to the law. We’ve had a lot of trouble as the human race haven’t we? We really do struggle to find a harmonious way to live. Well … Continue reading

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