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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

by Pyromancy @, Monday, February 11, 2013, 21:27 (3050 days ago)

"Tiger, tiger, 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 and what art
Could twist the sinews of thy heart?
And when thy heart began to beat,
What dread hand and 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?

Tiger, tiger, burning bright
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?"

William Blake. 1757–1827

Why? *NM*

by iMonkey777 ⌂, Massamachussametts, Monday, February 11, 2013, 21:35 (3050 days ago) @ Pyromancy

nm

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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

by kanbo @, Seattle, WA, Monday, February 11, 2013, 21:44 (3050 days ago) @ Pyromancy

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?

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Hmmmm.... *NM*

by UnrealCh13f @, San Luis Obispo, CA, Monday, February 11, 2013, 21:49 (3050 days ago) @ Pyromancy

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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

by MrPadraig08 ⌂ @, Steel City, Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 06:46 (3050 days ago) @ Pyromancy

I can't stop thinking of the Batman the Animated series episode that used this poem. And how incredibly cryptic.

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