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!

by Robert Louis Stevenson Click to read full poem

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what is the poem about?
i like this author he is amazing
One of my favorite poets . Heard one he wrote about God at church Tonight
Very very very beautiful great poem....
A good boy
The poem is so nice
This poem is so nice
This poem is in my child hood book
This poem is in my childhood book
swinging- 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!
Very nice poem
I liked The swing poem very much
A swing
in 2007 I made a song from this poem. you can hear it on https: //
Luv being on a swing...smtimes by cajoling nn bribing my young ones to give me a chance...n once on the swing don't we all luv to go higher n higher
A beautiful nostalgic poem.
.............a sweet poem of the joys of childhood....if only we could return to those days for a visit...
So sweet and so soulful this poem is..........Robert...........I am lost in paradise....................
so sweet this poem is.. i could remember how i used to enjoy on swings... wonderful.. still smiling..... :) :)
I really enjoy this poem. I still love swings and this gives such pleasant imagery.