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,
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  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 1 Points 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

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