Fair Daffodils, we weep to see
You haste away so soon;
As yet the early-rising sun
Has not attain'd his noon.
Until the hasting day
But to the even-song;
And, having pray'd together, we
Will go with you along.
We have short time to stay, as you,
We have as short a spring;
As quick a growth to meet decay,
As you, or anything.
As your hours do, and dry
Like to the summer's rain;
Or as the pearls of morning's dew,
Ne'er to be found again.
This poem, written by Robert Herrick, supports the idea of Carpe diem; our life is short and we must live it in the better way. The poet makes a comparison between people and daffodils because of the shortness of their life.
The poem is split into two stanzas and each stanza is made up of ten lines. Lines have an irregular length, are aligned and begin with capital letter.
To sum up, I like this poem, because I agree with his life conception.