The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson

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,
Rivers 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, 18501894

Here’s to remaining childlike in summer!

 

 

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One Response to The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson

  1. gina pesrt says:

    This is wonderful. The photos are perfect for the poem!

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