My Kingdom Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

My Kingdom

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Down by a shining water well
I found a very little dell,
No higher than my head.
The heather and the gorse about
In summer bloom were coming out,
Some yellow and some red.

I called the little pool a sea;
The little hills were big to me;
For I am very small.
I made a boat, I made a town,
I searched the caverns up and down,
And named them one and all.

And all about was mine, I said,
The little sparrows overhead,
The little minnows too.
This was the world and I was king;
For me the bees came by to sing,
For me the swallows flew.

I played there were no deeper seas,
Nor any wider plains than these,
Nor other kings than me.
At last I heard my mother call
Out from the house at evenfall,
To call me home to tea.

And I must rise and leave my dell,
And leave my dimpled water well,
And leave my heather blooms.
Alas! and as my home I neared,
How very big my nurse appeared.
How great and cool the rooms!

Yuvraj Aggarwal 15 December 2020

i want the meaaning of 1 and 5 th para

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Shifali 06 March 2020

I need a summary of this poem

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Unicorngirl 09 December 2019

whats the moral of the poem

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Neelam 14 April 2019

I want the summary of the poem

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

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