William Shakespeare

(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616 / Warwickshire)

A Fairy Song - Poem by William Shakespeare

Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
Over park, over pale,
Thorough flood, thorough fire!
I do wander everywhere,
Swifter than the moon's sphere;
And I serve the Fairy Queen,
To dew her orbs upon the green;
The cowslips tall her pensioners be;
In their gold coats spots you see;
Those be rubies, fairy favours;
In those freckles live their savours;
I must go seek some dewdrops here,
And hang a pearl in every cowslip's ear.


Comments about A Fairy Song by William Shakespeare

  • (5/21/2018 10:10:00 PM)


    Poem is cool (Report) Reply

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  • (5/20/2018 12:53:00 AM)


    Fantastic (Report) Reply

  • (5/17/2018 11:44:00 PM)


    sweet-

    I must go seek some dewdrops here,
    And hang a pearl in every cowslip's ear.
    (Report) Reply

  • (5/14/2018 6:55:00 PM)


    this poem speaks to the heart and should be shared with everyone. (Report) Reply

  • (5/14/2018 10:39:00 AM)


    great stan clc (Report) Reply

  • (4/25/2018 1:14:00 PM)


    this poem is cool and very expressive and must be shown to the world it means to me that life is awesome (Report) Reply

  • (4/16/2018 4:10:00 PM)


    i really really like this poem and i want to read it to my daughter everynight :) (Report) Reply

  • (4/14/2018 3:16:00 PM)


    Amazing poooooooooooemmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (4/7/2018 6:58:00 PM)


    Even in a simple poem, Shakespeare rules! Smooth, easy flow. I prefer his plays but if I can't have plays, give me his poetry to learn how poetry is created! (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/27/2018 12:51:00 PM)


    I serve the Fairy Queen! Seen in your works. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (3/27/2018 9:06:00 AM)


    Beautiful lines dear poet..
    Thorough flood, thorough fire!
    I do wander everywhere,
    Swifter than the moon's sphere;
    Loved it.
    (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/27/2018 2:59:00 AM)


    A beautiful fairy song has been presented nicely by the romantic poet William Shakespeare. He is no more but we adore his poems. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (3/27/2018 1:42:00 AM)


    A beautiful fairy tale atmosphere is created here by the great romantic poet William Shakespeare! (Report) Reply

  • Muzahidul Reza (3/27/2018 12:21:00 AM)


    Over hill, over dale,
    Thorough bush, thorough brier,
    Over park, over pale,
    Thorough flood, thorough fire!
    I do wander everywhere, , , wonderfully penned
    (Report) Reply

  • (3/21/2018 1:29:00 PM)


    this is fun and easy to remember (Report) Reply

  • (3/12/2018 3:25:00 PM)


    Add a comment.if u r a poem hunter just get a shakespare it ll help u haunt (Report) Reply

  • (3/12/2018 2:51:00 PM)


    This is shit son you dissponted me (Report) Reply

  • (3/9/2018 10:26:00 AM)


    I love poems. (Report) Reply

  • (3/8/2018 11:03:00 AM)


    very aweaome (Report) Reply

  • (2/16/2018 12:55:00 AM)


    Your evil

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 2, 2014


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