The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Innocence)
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This awesome website has all of Blake's gorgeous illuminated books.
William Blake page at Poets.org gives you the scoop on Mr. Chimney.
Tons of poems, and some great analysis of his work.
Read the former poet laureate's take on these masterpieces.
British actor Toby Jones (Claudius Templesmith, anyone?) reads our poem with gusto.
Listen to the poem in a proper British accent. Can't you just hear Blake?
The poem as it was meant to be seen. Ain't it purdy?
Here's the title page for Songs of Innocence and Experience in all its glory.
Here's a group of the young hard workers.
Strangely not on their graves, but nearby nevertheless.
This one's probably the most famous portrait of our poet.
You know you want it.