The Field Daisy

Ann Taylor 1782 (Islington) – 1866



I'm a pretty little thing,
Always coming with the spring;
In the meadows green I'm found,
Peeping just above the ground,
And my stalk is cover'd flat
With a white and yellow hat.

Little Mary, when you pass
Lightly o'er the tender grass,
Skip about, but do not tread
On my bright but lowly head,
For I always seem to say,
"Surely winter's gone away."

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 03, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABBCC DDEEFF
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 350
Words 68
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 6, 6

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