‘My heart leaps up…’

 …from the quills of the dead white poets

William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850)



My heart leaps up when I behold

 A rainbow in the sky:

 So was it when my life began,

 So is it now I am a man,

 So be it when I shall grow old,

 Or let me die!

 The Child is father of the Man:

 And I could wish my days to be

 Bound each to each by natural piety.


About Paul Jacko

Jacko was born in Czechoslovakia not long before the communist putsch in February 1948. He studied industrial chemistry there and left in 1969 for Australia, where he became a lawyer and established his own practice. He has now retired and beside hunting, fishing, camping, prospecting and playing golf he amuses himself by writing.
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