by William Blake (1757 - 1827)

O Lapwing, thou fliest around the heath
Language: English 
O Lapwing, thou fliest around the heath
Nor seest the net that is spread beneath.
Why dost thou not fly among the corn fields?
They cannot spread nets where a harvest yields.

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