William Brighty Rands

(1823 - 1882 / England)

Poems of William Brighty Rands

1. Cuckoo in the Pear-Tree 1/3/2003
2. Dressing the Doll 1/1/2004
3. Godfrey Gordon Gustavus Gore 4/13/2010
4. Great, Wide, Beautiful, Wonderful World 1/3/2003
5. I Saw A New World 1/1/2004
6. Little Ditties I 1/3/2003
7. Polly 1/3/2003
8. The Cat of Cats 1/3/2003
9. The Dream of a Boy Who Lived at Nine-Elms 1/3/2003
10. The Dream of a Girl Who Lived at Seven-Oaks 1/3/2003
11. The First Tooth 1/3/2003
12. The Flowers 1/3/2003
13. The Thought 1/3/2003
14. Topsy-Turvy World 1/1/2004

The Thought

Into the skies, one summer's day,
I sent a little Thought away;
Up to where, in the blue round,
The sun sat shining without sound.

Then my Thought came back to me.—
Little Thought, what did you see
In the regions whence you come?
And when I spoke, my Thought was dumb.

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