Treasure Island

William Wordsworth

(1770-1850 / Cumberland / England)

A Poet's Epitaph


Art thou a Statist in the van
Of public conflicts trained and bred?
--First learn to love one living man;
........................
........................
read full text »


Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
1 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Comments about this poem (A Poet's Epitaph by William Wordsworth )

Enter the verification code :

  • Crystal Star (4/1/2014 5:56:00 AM)

    Go, carry to some fitter place
    The keenness of that practised eye,
    The hardness of that sallow face.
    Come hither in thy hour of strength;
    Come, weak as is a breaking wave!
    Here stretch thy body at full length;
    Or build thy house upon this grave
    Lovely [3 (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Fitzsimmons (10/8/2013 2:07:00 PM)

    most of these wordsworth poems are written with the wrong wording. I am holding a wordsworth book and the poems on this site do not match what is in my book (Report) Reply

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Farewell, Anne Brontë
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]