William Wordsworth

(1770-1850 / Cumberland / England)

I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud (Daffodils) - Poem by William Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company:
I gazed- and gazed- but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

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  • (10/14/2018 6:55:00 AM)

    With a heart filled with dancing daffodils I used to sleep in my boyhood in the nights after spending the day-times
    in the school learning, reciting and thinking of the scenery as the great poet visualised
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  • (7/9/2018 1:20:00 PM)

    My favorite poem as a child, I memorized and remember standing in front of the class and reciting. To this day, I can see the daffodils in my minds eye. A beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

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Read poems about / on: solitude, dance, lonely, heart, star, tree

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, December 4, 2017

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