How might I paraphrase "The Lamb" by William Blake?

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Who made you, Lamb? Do you know who made you and fed you by the stream? Do you know who gave you such beautiful clothes and such a sweet voice? Who made you, little lamb? Do you know? I'll tell you. The man who is called "the Lamb" made you. He is good and sweet too. He was once a child. I am a child, and you are a lamb, so we have him in common. God bless you, Lamb.

This poem expresses the innocence of childhood. It is to be contrasted with poems of experience in "Songs of Innocence and Experience".