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Save that above a single height Is to be seen a lurid light, Above Helm-crag * — a
streak half dead, A burning of portentous red ; • A mountain of Grasmere, the
broken summit of which presents two figures, full as distinctly shaped as that of
Thence the sound — the light is there — As Benjamin is now aware, Who, to his
inward thoughts confined, Had almost reached the festive door, When, startled by
the Sailor's roar, He hears a sound and sees the light, And in a moment calls to ...
Light of heart, and light of limb, What is npw become of Him ? Lambs, that
through the mountains went Frisking, bleating merriment, When the year was in
its prime, They are sobered by this time. If you look to vale or hill, If you listen, all
is still, ...
Who will take them from the light ? — Yonder is a Man in sight — Yonder is a
House — but where ? No, they must not enter there. To the Caves, and to the
Brooks,To the Clouds of Heaven she looks ; She is speechless, but her eyes Pray
I've heard of one, a gentle Soul, Though given to sadness and to gloom, And for
the fact will vouch, — one night It chanced that by a taper's light This man was
reading in his room ; Reading, as you or I might read At night in any pious book, ...
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the kitten of the filling leaves bp[y willam words worth
My favorite is "Solitary Reaper". When I first read it, I fell in love with the poem. It's like Wordsworth wrote it for me only.
I always feel understood and totally embraced everytime I read this poem and walk away with a full heart.