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Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 - Poem by William Wordsworth

Earth has not anything to show more fair:
Dull would he be of soul who could pass by
A sight so touching in its majesty:
This City now doth, like a garment, wear
The beauty of the morning; silent, bare,
Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie
Open unto the fields, and to the sky;
All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.
Never did sun more beautifully steep
In his first splendour, valley, rock, or hill;
Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep!
The river glideth at his own sweet will:
Dear God! the very houses seem asleep;
And all that mighty heart is lying still!


Comments about Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 by William Wordsworth

  • Gold Star - 307,332 Points Edward Kofi Louis (3/17/2016 8:28:00 AM)

    The beauty of the morning. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Andrew Hoellering (4/28/2009 11:15:00 PM)

    The sonnet’s octave is a minute description of the early morning scene that unfolds before the poet’s eyes; the sestet his reflections on the impact of what is being described. Because of its graphic details the poem manages to be both objective and personal; meaning it is both visually vivid and true to Wordsworth’s feelings, which he enables us to share.
    As in all great poetry, the soundscape is vital and it is clearly written to be read aloud. The opening three and last two lines describe the impact of the scene; the rest picture in detail on what the poet’s feeling response is based.
    We are forced to stress ‘Open’(line seven) which is implicitly opposed to concealed; what you see is what you get, and the dancing vowel sounds in ‘ all bright and glittering in the smokeless air’ confirm Wordsworth’s delight in the scene he is silently witnessing. The simile ‘like a garment’ is likewise brilliant, suggesting the closeness of the beauty he describes both to the city and the morning.
    The repetition of ‘never’and ‘n’er’ again emphasises that impact, and the line, ‘Dear God, the very houses seem asleep’ is an exclamation that seems to escape the poet despite himself.
    The last line, ‘And all that mighty heart is lying still’ is again tremendous, for we know the city will be waking up shortly and pulsing into life.

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Poems About September

  1. 1. Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, Septem.. , William Wordsworth
  2. 2. Elegy In April And September , Wilfred Owen
  3. 3. On An Apple-Ripe September Morning , Patrick Kavanagh
  4. 4. September On Jessore Road , Allen Ginsberg
  5. 5. September , Helen Hunt Jackson
  6. 6. September, The First Day Of School , Howard Nemerov
  7. 7. A Calendar Of Sonnets: September , Helen Hunt Jackson
  8. 8. The Eighth Of September , Pablo Neruda
  9. 9. September Song , Geoffrey Hill
  10. 10. Late September , Charles Simic
  11. 11. September , William Butler Yeats
  12. 12. [month Of] September , Hilaire Belloc
  13. 13. September 1961 , Denise Levertov
  14. 14. Nimrod In September , Siegfried Sassoon
  15. 15. September, 1819 , William Wordsworth
  16. 16. Wednesday Never Came (For September 11th.. , Scarlett Treat
  17. 17. The Day Is A Poem (September 19, 1939) , Robinson Jeffers
  18. 18. September 1, 1802 , William Wordsworth
  19. 19. In September , Amy Levy
  20. 20. 21st September 1870 , Charles Kingsley
  21. 21. September Changes , Jessica Millsaps
  22. 22. September Midnight , Sara Teasdale
  23. 23. September , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  24. 24. Amsterdam, September 1939 , William Ewart Gladstone Louw
  25. 25. September 1815 , William Wordsworth
  26. 26. News Report, September 1991 , Denise Levertov
  27. 27. The Shepherd's Calendar - September , John Clare
  28. 28. April In September , Katharine Lee Bates
  29. 29. September In Australia , Henry Kendall
  30. 30. The September Gale , Oliver Wendell Holmes
  31. 31. September, 1918 , Amy Lowell
  32. 32. *935 Sapphire Birthstone Of September , John Knight
  33. 33. September , Linda Ori
  34. 34. The Golden Wedding Of Sterling And Sarah.. , Sidney Lanier
  35. 35. A Book Of Strife In The Form Of The Diar.. , George MacDonald
  36. 36. The Halt Before Rome--September 1867 , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  37. 37. September , Archibald Lampman
  38. 38. The September Rose , Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet
  39. 39. September 1, 1939 , WH Auden
  40. 40. The Shepheardes Calender: September , Edmund Spenser
  41. 41. Late September , Amy Lowell
  42. 42. September 11 (See New Revision) , William F Dougherty
  43. 43. Simply September , David Kowalczyk
  44. 44. September , Joanne Kyger
  45. 45. Come September, Come Now. , s./j. goldner
  46. 46. September: A Month To Remember , Alon Calinao Dy
  47. 47. ' [ Early September ] ' , Ency Bearis
  48. 48. September , Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky
  49. 49. A Prayer For September 11th , Alesia Leach
  50. 50. On This September 21 , M.D Dinesh Nair
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