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Amends To Nature - Poem by Arthur Symons

I have loved colours, and not flowers;
Their motion, not the swallows wings;
And wasted more than half my hours
Without the comradeship of things.

How is it, now, that I can see,
With love and wonder and delight,
The children of the hedge and tree,
The little lords of day and night?

How is it that I see the roads,
No longer with usurping eyes,
A twilight meeting-place for toads,
A mid-day mart for butterflies?

I feel, in every midge that hums,
Life, fugitive and infinite,
And suddenly the world becomes
A part of me and I of it.


Comments about Amends To Nature by Arthur Symons

  • Gold Star - 58,454 Points Bernard F. Asuncion (1/10/2017 4:56:00 PM)

    Nice rhyme of a poem about nature+++++++++++++ (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 81,666 Points Susan Williams (1/10/2017 4:10:00 PM)

    The structure of this poem empowered it- -starting with an opposing thought was smart. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,285 Points Seamus O' Brian (1/10/2017 2:39:00 PM)

    How is it now that I can see?

    To move from a life of hustling through each hour of life, oblivious to the miracle of nature around us, to a life in which that which surrounds us enriches each moment of living. Truly, this is an art to be practiced. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Nature

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  2. 2. All Nature Has A Feeling , John Clare
  3. 3. Calm Is All Nature As A Resting Wheel , William Wordsworth
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  5. 5. Song Of Nature , Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6. 6. Nature , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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