This poem is about an emmet – which is an archaic term for an ant. The emmet is lost at night and a glow-worm offers to light the way while a beetle guides her home.

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Notes

Written by William Blake and published in his collection of poems called Songs of Innocence in 1789.

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Illustration by Monique Palomares.