He shouts in the sails of the ships at sea,
He steals the down from the honeybee,
He makes the forest trees rustle and sing,
He twirls my kite till it breaks its string.
Laughing, dancing, sunny wind,
Whistling, howling, rainy wind,
North, South, East and West,
Each is the wind I like the best.
He calls up the fog and hides the hills,
He whirls the wings of the great windmills,
The weathercocks love him and turn to discover
His whereabouts — but he’s gone, the rover!
Laughing, dancing, sunny wind,
Whistling, howling, rainy wind,
North, South, East and West,
Each is the wind I like the best.
The pine trees toss him their cones with glee,
The flowers bend low in courtesy,
Each wave flings up a shower of pearls,
The flag in front of the school unfurls.
Laughing, dancing, sunny wind,
Whistling, howling, rainy wind,
North, South, East and West,
Each is the wind I like the best.

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2 Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    This is a great poem! I love how easily it flows and how it describes the wind. It makes me feel like going and dancing in the wind.

  2. john longanecker says:

    we need poetry and folklore related to wind and windmills to infiltrate the MEDIA so as to reinforce the new world trend, fad etc. to depend more on harnessing the power of the wind. Dependency on Arab oil is truly a thing of the past- depends on you/ JRL

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