william blake

by shakendra snell

About William Blake

  • William Blake was born on November 28 1757 and died on august 12 1827 and he lived in London kingdom of great Britian but when he died he was living in London ,united kingdom his parents was Catherine wright Armitage blake, james blake when he died he died of Biliray cirrhosis before he died that day he told his wife to live her self and be herself and that he was Goin to write her a Poietrie.


William Blake wrote 173 poems in all while he was living. the reason that he wrote poems was cause all the poems that he wrote and said was great importance and impressions of all his memories from his childhood memories. he also wrote for his passion for the nature and beauty. also cause they would help other people understand and help them with there problems .one of his poems that he wrote was called the poison tree,and it said [i was angry with my friend: i told my wrath did end.i was angry with my foe: i told it not, my wrath did grow. And i watered it in fears, night and morning with my tears; And i sunned it with smiles, And with soft deceitful wiles.

and it grew doth day and night , til it bore and apple bright. and my foe beheld it shine. and he knew it was mine, and into my garden it stole when the night had veiled the pole; in the morning glad i see my foe outstretched beneath the tree]