The Little Boy Lost

William Blake 1757 (Soho) – 1827 (London)

'Father, father, where are you going?
  Oh do not walk so fast!
 Speak, father, speak to you little boy,
  Or else I shall be lost.'
 
 The night was dark, no father was there,
  The child was wet with dew;
 The mire was deep, and the child did weep,
  And away the vapour flew.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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