Poems about Joyfulness

Water by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Within ‘Water,’ Emerson personifies the force, depicting it as having its own will and the ability to make choices for itself and for civilization. 

Us Two by A. A. Milne

‘Us Two’ is a classic A.A. Milne poem. It depicts the simple and lighthearted adventures of Winnie the Pooh and the speaker, who is likely Christopher Robin.

The Friend by A.A. Milne

‘The Friend’ by A.A. Milne is a thoughtful poem about fear. The speaker openly discusses his own concerns about his creative work and reputation.

Sand Between the Toes by A.A. Milne

‘Sand Between the Toes’ by A.A. Milne is an upbeat poem. It focuses on a perfect day on the beach and uses characters from Milne’s Winnie the Pooh novels.

Sneezles by A.A. Milne

‘Sneezles’ by A.A. Milne is a funny poem that uses outrageous images. The young speaker, Christopher Robin, depicts his dreadful made-up illness.

Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne

‘Now We Are Six’ by A. A. Milne is a funny poem. The young speaker talks about what life was like when they were younger than they are now.

Spring Morning by A. A. Milne

‘Spring Morning’ by A. A. Milne creates an uncertain and nostalgic tone by asking the same question several times. The young speak can’t stop asking “Where am I going?”

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth’s literary classic, ‘Daffodils,’ also known as ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,’ is one of the most popular poems in the English language. It is a quintessential poem of the Romantic movement.

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