Love seeketh not Itself to please,
Nor for itself hath any care;
But for another gives its ease,
And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.
So sung a little Clod of Clay,
Trodden with the cattle’s feet;
But a Pebble of the brook,
Warbled out these metres meet:
Love seeketh only self to please,
To bind another to Its delight,
Joys in another’s loss of ease,
And builds a Hell in Heaven’s despite.
That concludes The Clod and the Pebble by William Blake. Did you like William Blake’s The Clod and the Pebble? Then, rate it below. And don’t forget to like, tweet or share William Blake’s The Clod and the Pebble by using the Facebook and Twitter buttons below.
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