Nicholas Nye

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Nicholas Nye 
by Walter De la Mare
Country Great Britain
Language English
Subject(s) Memories
Publication date 1931 (1931)


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Nicholas Nye is a poem by famous British poet Walter de la Mare.[1] It was published in the year 1931.[2] It has a total of 40 lines. It is written for children aged around 9–10 years. It is a six stanza poem in which the poet is the first person from view and visits an orchard and finds a donkey name 'Nicholas Nye'. He observes and describes the donkey 'Nicholas Nye' and discovers that he and the donkey are very similar. He explains the miseries and difficulties the donkey has to face for example being unwanted and alone.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Nicholas Nye by Walter de la Mare". 
  2. ^ "Nicholas Nye".  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Nicholas Nye". Poetry literature learning. 
  4. ^ "Nicholas Nye- Indian Institute of Students". IIS India. Retrieved 11 June 2015.