Spring by William Blake
"Spring" is a poem written by William Blake. This poem is a welcome to the poet's favorite time of year: Spring! In this writing, Blake shows extreme happiness and so do all the others he mentions. It's pace is fast and exciting.
"Spring" is written as three stanzas with nine lines in each. It has the rhyme scheme of AABBCCDDE. The last line of each stanza is the same to show the joy the author has for this time of year. The poem is written with dactylic feet.
Spring Sound the Flute! Now it's mute. Birds delight Day and Night Nightingale In the dale Lark in Sky Merrily Merrily Merrily to welcome in the Year Little Boy Full of joy, Little Girl Sweet and small, Cock does crow So do you. Merry voice Infant noise Merrily Merrily to welcome in the Year Little Lamb Here I am. Come and lick My white neck. Let me pull Your soft Wool. Let me kiss Your soft face Merrily Merrily we welcome in the Year
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Romanticism, 18th Century
Spring, Nature, Happiness, Animal