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I Shall Return

Rating: 3.5
I shall return again; I shall return
To laugh and love and watch with wonder-eyes
At golden noon the forest fires burn,
Wafting their blue-black smoke to sapphire skies.
I shall return to loiter by the streams
That bathe the brown blades of the bending grasses,
And realize once more my thousand dreams
Of waters rushing down the mountain passes.
I shall return to hear the fiddle and fife
Of village dances, dear delicious tunes
That stir the hidden depths of native life,
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abrahim 06 April 2021
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CGL 16 March 2021
this poem was sending me to heaven but when reality told me im still in school and pay attention it bring me back down to school sucks really know how to take away the beauty
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Rina 19 February 2021
Im having a panic attack this poem is beautful but school takes the beauty away from it
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vines 07 March 2021
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Wanyo Ike 13 January 2021
Best creation ever, thumbs up.
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erick 22 September 2020
my poem during my secondary school days. the persona nostalgically is optimistic of one day being in his native land.
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Cedric 22 February 2020
I studied this poem at Clarksonville All Age School in Jamaica, " 1995" approximately 29 years ago, I understood it, however I today I REALLY understand what he meant when he said I SHALL RETURN.
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Chrisanto 02 January 2020
I Shall Return is a nostalgic poem that explores the persona optimism of the past. According to him/her, the present predicament does not kill his/her hopes.
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Jimmy 07 November 2019
I agree........................................
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Jacqueline Davis 08 August 2019
It is my dream to return to my Home Land, something day soon
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Lukes 26 February 2019
Anyone who reads poetry ????????
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