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    More William Blake

    February 13, 2012 // Comments Off on More William Blake

    Here’s two from Blake’s  “Songs of Experience.”  The Sick Rose and The Fly.  Hope you enjoy them!


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    William Blake

    February 11, 2012 // Comments Off on William Blake

    I have just completed the first drafts of the entire Songs of Innocence and am working on more of the Songs of Experience. In the meantime this quote from the Marriage of Heaven and Hell from the Second Memorable Fancy came up today:

    “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narow chinks of his cavern.”  You can read all of it here.

    I have come to learn that there is no truth in perception. What seems to be only seems to be and cannot be. Perception is the seeming. But what is IS. Always was always will be. I love Blake and feel a kinship although I have not read all his works (yet). Here’s my latest video:

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