Up And Down

Down the Hill of Ludgate,
Up the Hill of Fleet,
To and fro and East and West
With people flows the street;
Even the King of England
On Temple Bar must beat
For leave to ride to Ludgate
Down the Hill of Fleet.

by Walter de la Mare

Comments (7)

Nice poem
To me, this is one of the most wonderful poems I've ever read
Amazing beauty expressed through brevity.
William Amazing poetic skills here
'Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.' Wordsworth realised our integration and resurrection through nature a long time before it became scientific knowledge.
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