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To Summer - Poem by William Blake

O thou who passest thro' our valleys in
Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat
That flames from their large nostrils! thou, O Summer,
Oft pitched'st here thy goldent tent, and oft
Beneath our oaks hast slept, while we beheld
With joy thy ruddy limbs and flourishing hair.

Beneath our thickest shades we oft have heard
Thy voice, when noon upon his fervid car
Rode o'er the deep of heaven; beside our springs
Sit down, and in our mossy valleys, on
Some bank beside a river clear, throw thy
Silk draperies off, and rush into the stream:
Our valleys love the Summer in his pride.

Our bards are fam'd who strike the silver wire:
Our youth are bolder than the southern swains:
Our maidens fairer in the sprightly dance:
We lack not songs, nor instruments of joy,
Nor echoes sweet, nor waters clear as heaven,
Nor laurel wreaths against the sultry heat.


Comments about To Summer by William Blake

  • Gold Star - 66,259 Points Susan Williams (2/8/2016 4:04:00 PM)

    I enjoyed this poem far more than many of the poems I have read recently. I wish I could believe it is as straight-forward as it seems but I bet he's having a bit of fun with fauns and leprechauns and nymphs in the background somewhere. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 731 Points Ravi A (6/14/2015 10:41:00 AM)

    What shall I say of this poem? A very good poem giving encomiums to those who work in the fields in the tolling summer. What more can we expect from a poet like Blake? (Report) Reply

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Poems About Summer

  1. 1. To Summer , William Blake
  2. 2. Her Final Summer Was It, , Emily Dickinson
  3. 3. I Know A Place Where Summer Strives , Emily Dickinson
  4. 4. A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, G.. , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  5. 5. St. Martin's Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
  6. 6. The Summer Sun Shone Round Me , Robert Louis Stevenson
  7. 7. Summer In The Mountains , Li Po
  8. 8. 'Tis Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  9. 9. Rain In Summer , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. 10. Summer Night ( July) , Bernice Rush
  11. 11. Summer Nights , Bridgett La Shae Wines
  12. 12. Summer Floats As A Waltzing Swan , Carolyn Padgett Summerlin
  13. 13. Summer Vacation , Christine L.Brown
  14. 14. One July Summer , Dorothy Ardelle Merriam
  15. 15. Summer , Doug Beggs
  16. 16. Life Spring, Summer And Winter , Edythe Sims
  17. 17. The Last Rose Of Summer , Elaine E. Brebner
  18. 18. If Summer Was A Lady , Elizabeth B. Arney
  19. 19. Thoughts In The Summer Heat , Grethe G. Bichel
  20. 20. Summer Is Gone , Helen Urda Smith
  21. 21. Summer Vacations Memories , Herbert Hudson
  22. 22. Fine As Wine In The Summer Time , Imam Sulaiman R. S. Aqeel, I ..
  23. 23. One Summer Morning , John McManus
  24. 24. Summer , Kristen Renee Grossklas
  25. 25. Summer In The Making , LaVerne Negro
  26. 26. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Summer Wis.. , Mark Turns
  27. 27. Summer Treasure , Mildred F. Barney
  28. 28. Olympic Summer , Nita T. Falby
  29. 29. Summer , Noline A.V. Johnson
  30. 30. Summer (From 'Beyond Eden' And 'The Seas.. , Pat Tisdall
  31. 31. Summer Nights , Randel Horton
  32. 32. What I Didn'T Do This Summer! , Ruth Craig
  33. 33. Summer Clouds , Sarah Willis
  34. 34. Summer Rainbows , Saundra Diamante
  35. 35. Nor'Eastern Summer 1997 , Sylvia Kleinman
  36. 36. Summer , Viola M. Wurl
  37. 37. Exhortation: Summer 1919 , Claude McKay
  38. 38. Summer Morn In New Hampshire , Claude McKay
  39. 39. Farm Boy After Summer , Robert Francis
  40. 40. An Indian Summer Day On The Prairie , Vachel Lindsay
  41. 41. Bed In Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
  42. 42. Late Summer , Edwin Arlington Robinson
  43. 43. Summer Wind , William Cullen Bryant
  44. 44. Tis The Last Rose Of Summer , Thomas Moore
  45. 45. Summer Shower , Emily Dickinson
  46. 46. Written On A Summer Evening , John Keats
  47. 47. In Spring And Summer Winds May Blow , Walter Savage Landor
  48. 48. Summer Images , John Clare
  49. 49. On The Idle Hill Of Summer , Alfred Edward Housman
  50. 50. Summer Stars , Carl Sandburg
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