Poem of The Child That Went Forth, and Always Goes Forth, Forever and Forever
ceived with wonder, pity, love, or dread,
that object he became,
or a certain part of the day, or for many
years, or stretching cycles of years.
white and red clover, and the song of the
And the March-born lambs, and the sow’s pink-
faint litter, and the mare’s foal, and the cow’s
calf, and the noisy brood of the barn-yard or
by the mire of the pond-side, and the fish
suspending themselves so curiously below
there, and the beautiful curious liquid, and the
water-plants with their graceful flat heads —
all became part of him.
“Poem In Your Pocket Day” is Thursday, April 21st!
WWBA is celebrating Poem In Your Pocket Day all month long! We are offering $1 off Museum Admission to anyone who brings a poem in their pocket during the month of April.