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.

Comments about I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud (Daffodils) by William Wordsworth

  • (3/14/2018 5:57:00 PM)

    The wealth of overcoming loneliness, being different, with remembrance of beauty in this god forsaken world. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/8/2018 4:40:00 AM)

    I love this poem very much and will like similar ones (Report) Reply

  • (3/3/2018 9:37:00 PM)

    One of my favourites from my teens. Brings back memories of joy and peace. (Report) Reply

  • Jeff Lee (3/2/2018 11:43:00 PM)

    This poem makes me feel wonderful! Very vivid image William provide! This is one of must-read poems of the world. (Report) Reply

  • (2/27/2018 6:11:00 AM)

    wordsworth show us the beautiful sense of poem through the daffodils. So love it : (Report) Reply

  • (2/20/2018 1:53:00 PM)

    This is one of my favourite poems. Especially the final verse. (Report) Reply

  • (2/19/2018 10:41:00 AM)

    Very nice poem (Report) Reply

  • (2/18/2018 12:54:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem when memory fades but this popular poem stirs the heart and causes my heart to fill with pleasure and dance with the daffodilsxxxx (Report) Reply

  • (2/13/2018 10:38:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. What a choice of words Simply arouses my imagination. (Report) Reply

  • (2/12/2018 10:13:00 PM)

    what is the main theme of the poem (Report) Reply

  • Mahtab Bangalee (2/8/2018 4:29:00 AM)

    this universe and all its paraphernalia are going with the stream of time where we know ours beginning and our ending but sublime beginning and sublime ending is still unknown.

    So that can say- as daffodil we are in shot timing.
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  • (2/6/2018 1:44:00 PM)

    love it such a great poem [3 (Report) Reply

  • (2/5/2018 5:11:00 AM)

    Interesting poem.I like it (Report) Reply

  • (2/4/2018 4:35:00 AM)

    😘😍😍💋💋💖💖😙😙🗻 (Report) Reply

  • (1/31/2018 10:39:00 PM)

    Loved the line They flash upon that inward eye
    Which is the bliss of solitude.
    (Report) Reply

  • (1/31/2018 8:01:00 AM)

    Its looks very awesome (Report) Reply

  • (1/26/2018 5:00:00 AM)

    Poems are so very beautiful and worth sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (1/26/2018 1:18:00 AM)

    Very interesting (Report) Reply

  • (1/23/2018 8:36:00 AM)

    Love it 😘😘😘❤️❤️😍😍😘😘❤️😚 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, December 4, 2017

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