In this installment, Stefanie Wortman reads "The Chimney Sweeper" [from Songs of Experience] by William Blake. Wortman's poems have appeared in the Yale Review, New Orleans Review, and Subtropics. She is currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing from the University of Missouri.
William Blake, "The Chimney Sweeper"
A little black thing among the snow:
Crying weep, weep, in notes of woe!
Where are thy father & mother? say?