David Wood

Rookie - 347 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

I Dreamed A Dream - Poem by David Wood

I dreamed a dream in nights gone by
Of sailing ships and of the seagulls cry
Of the setting sun late in the afternoon
And a starry night and a rising moon.

And of mermaids singing their sweet song
High above where the albatross throng
Where the sea laps on the wooden bow
And sailors mop a salty brow.

Of rigging singing as the wind did blow
With sailors working on the deck below
And of tall masts with a full set of sails
The captain with a spyglass looking out for whales.

I dreamed a dream in nights gone by
Of sailing ships and of the seagulls cry.
Theses dreams with a vivid colour of life,
Make a pleasant break from life’s trouble and strife.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I dreamed a dream in time gone by when life was sweet and life worth living

Comments about I Dreamed A Dream by David Wood

  • Rookie - 341 Points Joseph Anderson (4/21/2013 1:03:00 PM)

    That surely was an enjoyable dream.I admire your finesse with rhyme, cadence
    flow and subject matter. Very, very good (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 340 Points Captain Cur (4/21/2013 1:06:00 AM)

    Enjoyed your image of the sea. Nice write. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,554 Points Anthony Di''anno (4/10/2013 10:05:00 AM)

    Life is still worth living even if it makes one a bit seasick at times.
    I really enjoyed the way your words bobbed along. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/7/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    nice dream to be dreamed Dream proves man is alive thanx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013


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