by William Henry Davies (1871 - 1940)

Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad
Language: English 
Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad,
Beyond the town, where wild flow'rs grow --
A rainbow and a cuckoo, Lord,
How rich and great the times are now!
Know all ye sheep
And cows, that keep
On staring that I stand so long
In grass that's wet from heavy rain --
A rainbow, and a cuckoo's song
May never come together again,
May never come [from]1
This side the tomb.
A rainbow, and a cuckoo's song
May never come together again...

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