'Little Boy Lost'
"Father, father, where are you going?
Oh do not walk so fast!
Speak, father, speak to you little boy,
Or else I shall be lost."
The night was dark, no father was there,
The child was wet with dew;
The mire was deep, and the child did weep,
And away the vapour flew.
'Little Boy Found'
The little boy lost in the lonely fen,
Led by the wandering light,
Began to cry, but God, ever nigh,
Appeared likes his father, in white.
He kissed the child, and the hand led,
And to his mother brought,
who in sorrow pale, through the lonely dale,
The little boy weeping sought.
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These two awesome poems seem to go together. Not because it sound the same or look alike but it sounds nicer and happier together. Especially reading the first poem and then to the second poem. It just makes a happier ending for the little boy who was lost because of his father left him behind in the dark. Then all mighty power the Lord appear and leads the lost boy home to his mother who was waiting and looking for her son to return. When I read the first poem alone it sound really sad because of how the father can just leave his little boy alone and be lost for so long. The little boy cries for help and no one answer him back with a hope of his parent. But right after I read the second poem which I found it right next to the first poem I was so happy of the little lost boy. God came and took him home. Not just that God kisses the child and hold his hand to his mother. It makes me so happy! William Blake can write awesome poems that go together. I also read about 'A little Girl Lost' but I think 'A little Girl Lost' goes with 'A Little Boy Lost' These two poems are even sadder than 'Little Boy Lost'. To be honest these two poems remind me of this song called 'Amazing Grace'. The reason why it remind this song is because of the part were it said "I once was lost, but now am found" and "grace will lead us home". True the little was lost and then was found by God and led him home. I was so amaze when everything clicks and makes sense. Out of these two poem my favorite is when the little boy was found because God heard his cries and came to him with unconditional love.