William Wordsworth

(1770-1850 / Cumberland / England)

A Night Thought - Poem by William Wordsworth

Lo! where the Moon along the sky
Sails with her happy destiny;
Oft is she hid from mortal eye
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Comments about A Night Thought by William Wordsworth

  • Alem Hailu G/kristos Alem Hailu G/kristos (3/31/2016 8:09:00 AM)

    An interesting poem celebrating nature.A good penmanship (Report) Reply

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  • Akachukwu Lekwauwa Akachukwu Lekwauwa (3/30/2016 12:49:00 PM)

    bright ship of heaven! moon poems remain my number one...I don't even know the reason for the obsession...so much that...

    on nightly bases,
    I am on-the- look-out
    for her light
    my night to brighten

    (from my poem One Moon, One Love) (Report) Reply

  • Dorina Neculce Dorina Neculce (3/19/2016 2:46:00 AM)

    Far different we- a froward race,
    Thousands though rich in Fortune's grace wonderful (Report) Reply

  • Ratnakar Mandlik (3/18/2016 11:44:00 PM)

    Superb and captivating poem as also the imagery presenting nature's manifestations in it. (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (3/18/2016 6:42:00 PM)

    The first 6 lines made my spirits rise just because. Must have been the rhythm of the thing. Wordswoth often has an effect on my moods. Even the next two stanzas and those froward ingrates can't sully my attitude (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (3/18/2016 1:33:00 PM)

    Superb...So well written,10 Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (3/18/2016 10:13:00 AM)

    Ingrates who wear a smile less face .It is wonderful saying about humans when moon is so happy looking. (Report) Reply

  • Barry Middleton Barry Middleton (3/18/2016 8:38:00 AM)

    Nature is far superior to humanity though ironically we were once a part of nature. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (3/18/2016 7:33:00 AM)

    A foward race! With the muse of life. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A Ramesh T A (3/18/2016 1:20:00 AM)

    A nice comparison between Nature's beauty and man world lacking lustre despite prosperity by Wordsworth in this simple poem show the skill of creativity of the poet very well and wonderful! (Report) Reply

  • Moira Cameron Moira Cameron (3/18/2016 1:10:00 AM)

    The moon also symbolizes innocence, which implies then that humankind is failing in that area as well. (Report) Reply

  • R.k.s. Yadav [ Rahee] R.k.s. Yadav [ Rahee] (3/18/2016 12:50:00 AM)

    beautiful poem with the sublime feelings for the Nature- -ingrates who wear a smileless face and bright ship of heaven (Report) Reply

  • Kumudika Perera Kumudika Perera (8/30/2015 3:30:00 AM)

    Wordsworth finely portrays the beauty of nature and the dreariness of the mortal world. Sounds true to the core. (Report) Reply

  • Marko Duvnjak (7/7/2015 1:05:00 PM)

    I rarely comment, but this poem is just breath taking (Report) Reply

  • Douglas Scotney (10/14/2014 7:18:00 PM)

    read 'How sweet it is...' too; and using 'froward' (Report) Reply

  • Ebi Robert Ebi Robert (4/30/2014 9:55:00 AM)

    nice work.....................................! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Katherine Hunter Katherine Hunter (1/7/2013 8:58:00 AM)

    Be thankful for what you've got. I keep trying to remind myself that. (Report) Reply

  • Varun Tripathi Varun Tripathi (1/7/2013 1:06:00 AM)

    Awesome imagination! (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (10/5/2012 5:53:00 PM)

    O' bright ship of heaven I wish to take a voyage on your beautiful vessel.. :) (Report) Reply

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (6/13/2008 8:09:00 AM)

    reflects the greatness of the nature. (Report) Reply

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