Treasure Island

Alfred Noyes

(16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958 / Wolverhamton)

A Song of Sherwood


Sherwood in the twilight, is Robin Hood awake?
Grey and ghostly shadows are gliding through the brake,
Shadows of the dappled deer, dreaming of the morn,
........................
........................
read full text »


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (A Song of Sherwood by Alfred Noyes )

Enter the verification code :

  • Maid Marian (7/26/2014 1:46:00 PM)

    I remember this poem from my Junior school days, although as a 10 year old there must have been much that passed me by! I love it now for its rhythm and its echoes of my Robin Hood country childhood. (Report) Reply

  • Bonnie Shipman (1/31/2012 7:07:00 PM)

    Robin Hood is loved not only in England, and I for one am gladdened by the lilting and jubilant tone of this poem toward him. (Report) Reply

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Blind's thought, Hrishikesh Bharadwaj
  2. Like a snake, Eleonora Bistrianu
  3. Infractions Rained Down Tears, mary douglas
  4. Time. Us. Stay., Eleonora Bistrianu
  5. Scuttled away, Eleonora Bistrianu
  6. Exist. Exist. Exist., Eleonora Bistrianu
  7. I'm His Angel 4 Life, Samantha Jorgensen
  8. Vulnurable, Somanathan Iyer
  9. Only to be experienced!, Somanathan Iyer
  10. Praying Peace, Aftab Alam

Poem of the Day

poet George Gordon Byron

So we'll go no more a-roving
So late into the night,
Though the heart still be as loving,
And the moon still be as bright.

For the sword outwears its sheath,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]