The Child is father of the Man
My Heart Leaps Up is a poem by British Romantic poet William Wordsworth, it was published as part of Poems, in Two Volumes in 1807.
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.