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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud WILLIAM WORDSWORTH Kimberley R. Jasper
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud Wordsworth delivers this poem with whimsy and as beautifully simplistic as entitled. I was first drawn to the title and imagined all the ways it could be interpreted. Learning the background of how the poem came about was sweet. He was walking with his sister and they came across a field of daffodils, even the retelling of that story reads like a poem itself. It’s rhyming rhythm makes it an easy read and draws you along the story being shared. The stanzas of the poem dance as if you imagine the daffodils would in the whir of the wind. Easy with the breeze, going along with the flow of words. “Beside the lake, beneath the trees, fluttering and dancing in the breeze” (Wordsworth, 1807).
Immediately upon hearing the title, I imagined myself wandering alone in a field of daffodils under a clear blue sky with fluffy white clouds. I believe that is the feeling Wordsworth wanted when he shared his experience in this poem. The description of the daffodils bowing in the

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