Quotation by William Blake

Ah, Sun-flower, weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun,
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the traveller's journey is done:
Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow
Arise from their graves, and aspire
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.
William Blake (1757–1827), British poet, painter, engraver. Songs of Experience, "Ah! Sun-flower," (1794), repr. In Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957).
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