Rachel Field


Barefoot Days

Poem by Rachel Field

In the morning, very early,
That's the time I love to go
Barefoot where the fern grows curly
And grass is cool between each toe,
On a summer morning-O!
On a summer morning!

That is when the birds go by
Up the sunny slopes of air,
And each rose has a butterfly
Or a golden bee to wear;
And I am glad in every toe
Such a summer morning-O!
Such a summer morning!


Comments about Barefoot Days by Rachel Field

  • Anna ayyad (5/22/2020 5:06:00 PM)

    What beautiful scenery this invokes(Report)Reply

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (5/20/2019 8:38:00 PM)

    That is when the birds go by
    Up the sunny slopes of air,
    And each rose has a butterfly
    Or a golden bee to wear; nature and its beaury.. very fine poem. tony(Report)Reply

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  • Lyn PaulLyn Paul (5/20/2019 4:18:00 PM)

    Barefoot and running through the grass certainly takes me back.
    Wonderful words to read.(Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (5/20/2019 1:15:00 PM)

    Heat of summer! ! !
    Barefoot where the fern grows.

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.(Report)Reply

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  • Kayode Are (5/20/2019 12:29:00 PM)

    Enjoyed the freshness and glee.(Report)Reply

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  • Sylvia Frances ChanSylvia Frances Chan (5/20/2019 11:15:00 AM)

    I like this poem very much, a true enjoyable read. CONGRATULATIONS for being chosen as the Modern Poem Of The Day, Hurray! God´s Blessings in Abundance for you and your beloved family. Amen.(Report)Reply

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  • Tom Allport (5/20/2019 8:32:00 AM)

    A wonderful carefree write of the enjoyment of going back to nature with open toes.(Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (5/20/2019 4:28:00 AM)

    summer morning
    and walking on the fern and grassy land
    it's very thrilling//(Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (5/20/2019 12:45:00 AM)

    One of the best poems by Rachel Field................................(Report)Reply

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  • Kevin PatrickKevin Patrick (5/20/2019 12:22:00 AM)

    A simple and straightforward work, characterized with charming effervescence for a lovely summer day. We could all go barefoot on a nice day.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 8, 2012