The Little Black Boy. By William Blake. My mother bore me in the southern wild,. And I am black, but O! my soul is white;. White as an angel is the English child:. A summary of 'The Little Black Boy' in William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of . 'The Little Black Boy' is a poem by William Blake included in Songs of Innocence in 1789. It was published during a time when slavery was still legal and the . 'The Little Black Boy' by William Blake has been considered 'One of the most uncomfortable of Blake lyrics' which 'deals with issues of racism and slavery'. from Songs of Innocence Blake died in 1827, not 1927. Sorry about that. I'm A Brilliant Little Black Boy! (The BBoy Collection/The I'm A Boy Collection) [Betty K. Bynum, Joshua B. Drummond] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on . My mother bore me in the southern wild, / And I am black, but O! my soul is white; / White as an angel is the English child: / But I am black as if bereav'd of light. MY mother bore me in the southern wild,. And I am black, but O, my soul is white! White as an angel is the English child,. But I am black, as if bereaved of light. Mar 25, 2018 - Summary. A black boy compares himself to a white English boy, and at first finds himself wanting. He claims his soul is as white as the English . May 10, 2001 - The Little Black Boy by William Blake. .My mother bore me in the southern wild And I am black but oh my soul is white White as an angel is the .