Get Your Premium Membership

A ROADWAY

Let those who will stride on their barren roads
And prick themselves to haste with self-made goads,
Unheeding, as they struggle day by day,
If flowers be sweet or skies be blue or gray:
For me, the lone, cool way by purling brooks,
The solemn quiet of the woodland nooks,
A song-bird somewhere trilling sadly gay,[Pg 215]
A pause to pick a flower beside the way.

Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - A ROADWAYEmail Poem | Create an image from this poem

Poems are below...



More Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Comments, Analysis, and Meaning on A ROADWAY

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem A ROADWAY here.