William Henry Davies

Monmouthshire / Wales
William Henry Davies
Monmouthshire / Wales
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Rating: 4.1
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

No time to stand beneath the boughs
And stare as long as sheep or cows.

No time to see, when woods we pass,
Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.

No time to see, in broad daylight,
Streams full of stars, like skies at night.

No time to turn at Beauty's glance,
And watch her feet, how they can dance.

No time to wait till her mouth can
Enrich that smile her eyes began.

A poor life this is if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
John S 10 November 2020
What a shame many don’t have time to notice this worlds beauty and splendor. This is true now more than ever. We can’t admire trees, forests, nor the stars at night. This poem is written in iambic tetrameter which flows nicely!
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sucks 07 October 2020
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Sandratwers 25 August 2020
++1++ I played in the FNCS GRAND ++2++
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Abdul Wahab Arif 06 February 2020
Great poem for little kids
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Jay yadav 12 December 2019
what do we mean by " we" in this poem?
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Moldovan4k 26 September 2019
I read this at 17th years and i think that it are the best poem that i readed In my life
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Olafur Darri Sigudsson 15 September 2019
One of the greatest poems ever written by the man known as the Supertramp Poet.
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Margaret Brown 22 April 2019
A delightful poem, I learnt this in Primary school in the 1930 s I really enjoy it.
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it is good poe m 11 April 2019
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yessss 11 April 2019
peom is pretty cool nice wor
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