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William Blake (1757–1827). The Poetical Works. 1908.

Poems from the Rossetti MS.: Earlier Poems

To my Myrtle

TO a lovely Myrtle bound,

Blossoms show’ring all around,

O how sick and weary I

Underneath my Myrtle lie!

Why should I be bound to thee,

O my lovely Myrtle-tree?