I wandered lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils)
by William Wordsworth
Analysis: Brain Snacks
Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
Wordsworth wrote "Daffodils" at Dove Cottage in Grasmere, which has become a destination for scholars and poets (source).
The tourism board in Wordsworth’s home county thought it was a good idea to have a rapping squirrel named MC Nuts perform "I wandered lonely as a Cloud." This picture says it all.
William and his sister Dorothy did a lot of "wandering" in their day, and they got pretty fast. They once walked ten miles through the snow in just over 2 hours (source).
The daffodil is one of the official emblems of Wales, a region in the south of England. The other emblem? A leek, which is like an onion (source).