David Wood Poems
- Bluebells Bluebells carpet the woodland floor Packed so ...
- 1914 Married villages emptied to the call. Young single men ...
- Memories The week after the funeral the house was ...
- Sonnet 88: Trees There is never a sight more beautiful Or so...
- Mirror I am your faithful friend, I cannot lie My silver ...
- Cherry Tree Cherry blossom fell like confetti In the wind, ...
- Of Golden Leaves ‘Tis time to mend this wounded heart Since ...
I thought I'd experiment with different poetry forms for a while to broaden my poetry experience and add variety. I'm now writing lyrics for hymns and songs.
My latest two poems are actually sung to the Finlandia hymn by Jean Sibelius. See my 'O Britain' and 'Hear me my Love.' more »
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Quotationsmore quotations »
''Politicians declare war and leave it to the flower of youth to fight and die''The folly of war
''War is a result of an inability to communicate.''The folly of war
''There is nothing left after a nuclear war, not even hope.''The folly of war.
''Hiroshima is an episode of history that must never be allowed to be repeated.''The Suffering of Humanity.
''When General's wage war Humanity suffers''The Suffering of Humanity
Bluebells carpet the woodland floor
Packed so tightly that insects tip-toe
Softly and quietly between them.
Their beauty unlocks a woodland door
With such colour of delicate blue,
And a fragrance that is heaven sent.
They droop their heads in the spring rain,
With their beauty making all things new.
Their magic weaves a pleasant spell
A sea of blue that meanders in the breeze
And floats delicately over the forest floor,
Their fragrance creates a delicate smell.
Nature now has all its beauty brought
To the fore before summer casts its ...