Study Guide

My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold Tough-o-Meter

By William Wordsworth

Tough-o-Meter

(2) Sea Level

This poem may not be simple, but there aren't too many sharks waiting to attack you. The poem is straightforward and short, but there is a lot of depth in these waters. Be on your guard, or you might get caught in the riptides of this poem's slightly formal language.