Friday, January 3, 2003

A Child's Garden Comments

Rating: 3.2
R. L. Stevenson


Now there is nothing wrong with me

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Rudyard Kipling
COMMENTS
Dr Antony Theodore 14 December 2020
But when I'm on my back again, I watch the Croydon aeroplane That flies across to France, and sings Like hitting thick piano-strings. Making it lively with examples. tony
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John Harrison 13 July 2020
Written beautifully. A tribute to Stevenson's " A Child's Garden of Verse" .
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Shaun Cronick 02 June 2020
And of course Hilaire Belloc to add to Roald Dahl.
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Shaun Cronick 02 June 2020
The late great Roald Dahl must surely have read this and been influenced by it.
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Aelina bhimani 27 February 2020
It was grateful to learn poem Thank you for sharing
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Ankwasa Harlord 27 December 2019
Thank you for sharing
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Iftekhar ifti 17 February 2019
Hursh reality we have been witnessed as it
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lolXD 01 February 2019
sub to ninja hes a YT, er.
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brandon YT 01 February 2019
ur a bad person
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lolXD 01 February 2019
it just i dont like it.
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lolXD 01 February 2019
it suckes i hate it it just does not fit modern life: (i dont like it.
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REEEE 31 March 2019
It's a OLD poem
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Sad times 10 April 2021
Agree. Modern life is all about ppl who couldn't understand pieces like this, and yet those dumbs are allowed to share their poor opinions
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Britte Ninad 09 August 2018
wow so sweet to read this poem- And just go zooming round and round, And frighten Nursey with the sound, And see the angel-side of clouds, And spit on all those motor-crowds!
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Sophie 20 May 2018
Grateful that I chose this website for homework
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Rae Seagull 25 June 2017
Wow, simple but awesome
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Our garden is not very wide And cars go by on either side, And make an angry-hooty noise That rather startles little boys. Nice lines, beautiful work.
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M Asim Nehal 06 January 2016
Great imagery and nice flow apart from the subject...Wonderful.
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Rajnish Manga 06 January 2016
Queries apart, the poem has an amazing theme. Rhyming is perfect and the imagery is makes it quite an interesting poem. Loved it. Thanks.
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Alem Hailu G/kristos 06 January 2016
A very palatable poem both the technique and choice of words.The music is also pleasing to the ear.It shows to poet how to write poems from the vantage point of a child or the like!
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Edward Kofi Louis 06 January 2016
Born! Growing up; First as a Child. To face the pains of life. Nice work.
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John Richter 06 January 2015
Exactly why Kipling was a master! What a wonderful poem, written in the mind of a child - who wishes to impishly scare nursey with the sound of his imaginary airplane - which he would probably never grow old enough to fly. I can not think of a more lovely, quaint, yet emotionally sad backdrop for a poem...... Absolutely wonderful. On the outskirts of the county I grew up in is a turn of the 20th century building - beautiful - though now abandoned. During the early part of the 20th century it served as our Tuberculosis hospital. TB was looked upon as contagious as Ebola might be today, and any child contracting the disease had a great likelihood of dying from it.
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Pia Pincenzo 05 July 2016
Well said, for the layman and the dreamer both.........
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Dr Lakshmi S Bose 06 January 2015
I would like to be a child, Thanks poet.
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Emily 25 March 2018
A child with TB?
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