Saturday, February 25, 2017

Dances With the Daffodils

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company:
I gazed—and gazed—but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

William Wordsworth


  1. I've seen daffodils on a few blogs today! They are such a welcome sign of Spring. And since we don't have as many seasons here in's a flower we don't see. Enjoy your weekend!

    1. The weather dropped down to the low 30's last night, Diane. I hope the flowers survive! Happy Weekend to you too!

  2. Daffodils are the cheeriest early sign of Spring. I love this poem, Gina! May you have the loveliest of weeks.

    1. Me too, Kim. Blessing to you this week!

  3. What a lovely early sign of Spring, they're so heartily welcome, aren't they !?!

    Wishing you a joyous new week ahead,
    with much love

    XX Dany

    1. Daniela, they are such cheerful flowers!

  4. Beautiful poem and signs of spring always brings such joy!!!

  5. Beautiful! I've seen quite a few daffodils popping up everywhere :-) Have a great afternoon!



We all have our “good old days” tucked away inside our hearts, and we return to them in dreams like cats to favorite armchairs. ~ B. Carter