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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud The poet was wandering lonely over the valleys and the hills when suddenly he came across a lot of daffodil flowers beside a lake. The poet was overjoyed at the lovely sight of the flowers which seemed to be “tossing their heads” and “dancing” in the mild breeze. Charmed the daffodils, he gazed at them for long. Later in his life, when in a vacant or pensive mood, the poet felt pleasure with the memory of those flowers flashing upon his “inward eye”. SUMMARY : I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud is a lyric poem by William Wordsworth. It is one of the most popular poems of Wordsworth. The poem was inspired by an event on 15 April 1802 in which Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy came across a "long belt" of daffodils while wandering in the forest. In this poem, there are four stanzas with six lines in each stanza. The rhyme scheme of the poem is ABABCC and the main theme is the beauty of nature . The speaker was wandering alone like a floating cloud