Bealtaine revels

Painting by William Blake

Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing circa 1786 by William Blake 1757-1827

The fire blazes high and strong,

Surrounded by a happy throng,

Singing, dancing all night long.

*

And in the dawn of spring’s new day,

When all the songs have died away,

Last night’s wishes are here to stay.

*

Homeward now, hair rumpled, clothes torn,

They yawn and smile and sleep lovelorn,

Dreaming of winter and bairns to be born.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

16 thoughts on “Bealtaine revels”

      1. I think Blake fetched his imagery from some strange, out there, places.

      2. He was certainly into something deep. But those digestives………….

  1. Reblogged this on Marsocial Authors business Enhancement Poets Corner. The artist, William Blake – is this William Blake, the poet? I love his poetry. I didn’t know he painted.

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