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The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience)
The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience)
by William Blake

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"The Chimney Sweeper" is a pretty easy poem; a young child narrates most of it, and he uses simple words and simple rhymes. There are a few strange sentences, especially the last one, but overall Blake shouldn't give you any trouble.

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