I was angry with my friend
I told my wrath, my wrath did end
I was angry with my foe
I told it not, my wrath did grow
And I watered it in fears
Night and morning with my tears
And I sunned it with smile
And with soft deceitful wiles
And sometimes I
See magpie
And it grew both day and night
Till it bore an apple bright
And my foe beheld it shine
And he knew that it was mine
And into my garden stole
When the night had veiled the pole
In the morning, glad, I see
My foe outstretched beneath the tree
And sometimes I
See magpie
And sometimes I
See magpie
I was angry with my friend
I told my wrath, my wrath did end
I was angry with my foe
I told it not, my wrath did grow
And I watered it in fears
Night and morning with my tears
And I sunned it with smile
And with soft deceitful wiles
And sometimes I
See magpie
And sometimes I
See magpie
And sometimes I
See magpie
And sometimes I
See magpie


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"Magpie" as written by David Rowntree Steven Alexander James

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    General Commentsorry mattjames, you are!

    its a william blake poem called 'a poison tree', the only bit damon wrote is the chorus.

    a great bside - loving it greatly
    ant in the carpeton October 03, 2008   Link

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