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Valeria Verona  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 05:01
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Aug 2, 2002

The fly



Little Fly,

Thy summer\'s play,

My thoughtless hand

Has brush\'d away.



Am I not

A fly like thee?

Or art not thou

A man like me?



For I dance

And drink & sing:

Till some blind hand

Shall brush my wing.



If thought is life

And strength & breath:

And the want

Of thought is death;



Then am I

A happy fly,

If I live,

Or if I die.



William Blake



Don\'t you love W. Blake? I do and I wanted to share this with you.

Carpe Diem



Greetings from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Valeria





[ This Message was edited by: on 2002-08-03 12:56 ]


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Squi  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 09:01
English to Russian
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A Literary Example Aug 3, 2002

Hallo!



I\'m, too, like Blake very much.



À propos, have you read Ethel Lilian Voynich\'s \"The Gadfly\"? The hero (Arthur) quotes these lines when he chooses to die free...



There are quite a few good translations of this poem into the East-European languages.



Rgds,



Squi


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