Hey this poem is from the Romantic Era and i don't understand it, if anyone is talented with poetry and they do understand this could they explain to me what it is about, it would really help me. So please if someone can give some notes on it, i will be very thankful.

Lines written in Early Spring
william wordsworth

I heard a thousand blended notes
While in a grove I sat reclined,
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts
Bring sad thoughts to the mind.

To her fair works did Nature link
The human soul that through me ran;
And much it grieved my heart to think
What Man has made of Man.

Through primrose tufts, in that sweet bower,
The periwinkle trailed its wreaths;
And 'tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.

The birds around me hopped and played,
Their thoughts I cannot measure -
But the least motion which they made
It seemed a thrill of pleasure.

The budding twigs spread out their fan
To catch the breezy air;
And I must think, do all I can,
That there was pleasure there.

If this belief from heaven be sent,
If such be Nature's holy plan,
Have I not reason to lament
What Man has made of Man?

The poet makes a contrast between what he perceives as the joyous purpose of nature the misery inflicted by mankind upon mankind.


It would help to know which specific part of the poem is causing you difficulty.
Wordsworth is aware of the harmony and peace of nature, and compares it to the disharmony and strife of man. The flowers and birds enjoy their habitat, and he feels remorse for the state of humankind, which cannot live in such harmony.
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DonovanHey this poem is from the Romantic Era

When was the Romantic Era?