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Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson


A Child's Garden of Verses. 33. The Swing


How do you like to go up in a swing,
    Up in the air so blue? 
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
    Ever a child can do!

Up in the air and over the wall,
    Till I can see so wide, 
River and trees and cattle and all
    Over the countryside--

Till I look down on the garden green,
    Down on the roof so brown-- 
Up in the air I go flying again,
    Up in the air and down!



Robert Louis Stevenson

Poem Theme: Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson's other poems:
  1. Songs of Travel and Other Verses. 13. Mater Triumphans
  2. About the Sheltered Garden Ground
  3. To Sydney
  4. The Piper
  5. Songs of Travel and Other Verses. 5. SHE rested by the Broken Brook

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