poet William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

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My Heart Leaps Up

My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky:
So was it when my life began;
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  • lillie (10/28/2020 2:35:00 PM)

    what did he want when he grows old

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  • shahin (11/18/2018 2:07:00 AM)

    russian translation of the poem

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  • shahin (11/18/2018 2:06:00 AM)

    i need the poem russiantranslation into

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  • Raushan ranjan (5/3/2018 5:54:00 AM)

    Nice poem

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  • Sriranji AratisankarSriranji Aratisankar (8/24/2016 12:51:00 AM)

    I have read thies poem in my childhood, again read today same flavour.

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  • Alpeshkumar Natubhai MakvanaAlpeshkumar Natubhai Makvana (8/8/2015 12:33:00 AM)

    antique example of epigram the poet presents. 'the child is father of the man.'

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  • Chima Njoku RayChima Njoku Ray (12/18/2013 7:19:00 PM)

    Simple innocence.
    Simply evergreen.
    The simplest things in nature last the longest.
    So is this poem.
    What a great poem.
    Wordsworth's poems are worth the word.

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  • Kieran Mayall (3/7/2011 1:03:00 PM)

    I first heard this poem in the film, Control, and I've loved it ever since.

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  • Sonny Faolan (8/14/2009 12:13:00 PM)

    i love this poem! ! i was only 14 when i read it first! !

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  • Ted Devirgilis (3/3/2007 11:01:00 PM)

    Come on, poem hunters! Let's not forget the classics. This poem is light, bouyant; that is, until you smack into 'The Child is father of the Man.' A great line that my seventh and eighth graders have fun with.

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