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Derby #616: Visual Poetry

Burning Tyger

Burning Tyger
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quality posts: 3 Private Messages lunchboxbrain
Re: Burning Tyger

Here's Blake's full poem:

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

In what distant deeps or skies.
Burnt the fire of thine eyes?
On what wings dare he aspire?
What the hand, dare seize the fire?

And what shoulder, & what art,
Could twist the sinews of thy heart?
And when thy heart began to beat,
What dread hand? & what dread feet?

What the hammer? what the chain,
In what furnace was thy brain?
What the anvil? what dread grasp,
Dare its deadly terrors clasp!

When the stars threw down their spears
And water'd heaven with their tears:
Did he smile his work to see?
Did he who made the Lamb make thee?

Tyger Tyger burning bright,
In the forests of the night:
What immortal hand or eye,
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?


quality posts: 150 Private Messages Inatangle
Re: Burning Tyger

This one brings tears to my eyes. Well... Maybe you would weep too if your favorite major league baseball team was busy crashing & burning...

PS. Don't worry, lunchbox brain... I'll get over it. And I must say... your design looks much more impressive than the Detroit Tigers do right now....


quality posts: 72 Private Messages walmazan
Re: Burning Tyger

so good!!!

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