Post more comments
Want a gift card for being active Forum member? Post comments and win $25 gift card every week.
Rules:
PoemHunter.com will be giving away Amazon.com gift cards (worth $75 in total) every week to first three members ($25 each) who participate most in our forum discussions. You just have to post comments on forum pages, poet pages or poem pages anywhere inside PoemHunter.com
Comments posted needs to be in different pages. Posting more than 1 comment on the same page will only be counted once.
Members can not post comments without being logged in.
PoemHunter.com has the right to cancel or edit this contest.
PoemHunter.com has a right to disqualify or ban member(s) without providing any type of reason, belief or proof in regards to any type of illegal activity or fraud.

Mark R Slaughter


As I ventured to the Wood


As I ventured to the wood,
I stopped to draw on dewy air; let
Droplets shimmer in my hair, that
Rested on my tranquil head – as
In a sense of cosy bed.

As I ventured to the wood,
A gesturing cuckoo perched above,
And then in song with cooing dove,
‘You're welcome’, bade he, ’Enter please
To roam our land with gentle breeze.’

As I ventured to the wood,
A fallow deer of limpid eye
Gave care to glance at lucky I.
The heavenly aura 'bout her glow had
Charmed me, like a fine Bordeaux.

As I ventured to the wood,
A dazzling flower waved her face
In blazing show of dance and chase, and
Reddened bright in shade of dawn, she
Flirted like a prancing fawn.

As I ventured to the wood,
A butterfly had graced my arm,
And knowing I bid him no harm, he
Splayed for me hypnotic wing in
Colours for to urge me sing!

As I ventured to the wood,
The radiant sun shone down on me.
He flushed and beamed ‘I say to thee,
You bless your land; be filled with pride, and
Cherish e’er yon countryside! ’





Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009
All rights reserved









< br>














































< br>
Nature, nature, Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature,
Nature, nature, Nature, nature, Nature, nature,

Submitted: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, May 04, 2011

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

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (As I ventured to the Wood by Mark R Slaughter )

Enter the verification code :

  • Ron Flowers (3/30/2009 6:39:00 PM)

    Mark, this is only the third poem of yours that I've read. This one is simply beautiful. I love the way you write. I can't read them today, but I plan to read all 88 of them.

    Ron (Report) Reply

  • Jack Price (3/23/2009 8:51:00 PM)

    I can see how much you have enjoyed the outdoors with your wonderful discription of the things all around you. It is so easy to place yourself inside this poem and take that stroll as well. This is a wonderful poem. This is one for my favorite poems list. I want to come back to this one again and again. Thanks Mark! (Report) Reply

  • Laurena Willetts (3/3/2009 5:38:00 PM)

    this is such a beautiful poem.wonderful imagery.have just astartd reading your work and i am truly captivated. (Report) Reply

Read all 7 comments »

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. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Digital Creationism, Brian Johnston
  2. THE DOORS THAT WOULD NOT OPEN, NADYA AWADH
  3. Great Creative Genius, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. सिमांङावसो गले गले, Ronjoy Brahma
  5. Highway Snippets: Of Rainbows & Ruins, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  6. For Life, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  7. Mind Flying, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Broken Relationship, eseck ezeh
  9. Final Test, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. $25 from POEM HUNTER, Richard Thripp

Poem of the Day

poet Algernon Charles Swinburne

I hid my heart in a nest of roses,
Out of the sun's way, hidden apart;
In a softer bed than the soft white snow's is,
Under the roses I hid my heart.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]