Blake is truly great. I am finding it interesting that the bloggers I enjoy the most seem to have similar tastes in other respects as well…
Ach I had forgotten all about it. Thanks for reminding be Bob.
Thanks for the link and kind words, Bob. That's Bill Hicks and William Blake we share an affinity for. However, I am pathologically jealous of you! The fact you got to see Hicks live in the flesh eats away at me daily! This is something I sadly didn't get the chance to do.At least you can't say you've seen Blake in the flesh...Or are you a visionary too!One further connection, I did live in Sarf London for a little over a year too. Not far from Peckham Rye where Blake claimed to have seen angels in the trees. Cheers. :)
Thought you might be interested:http://www.nysun.com/article/67078"...Blake was neither simple nor naïve. For him, the everyday world was only the thinnest band of a vast spectrum which extended from the smallest grain of sand to all eternity. To become Adam in the Garden — or, for that matter, Moses or Socrates — he needed only to open wide the eyes of his imagination."
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