David Mitchell

Rookie - 196 Points (20/12/1988 / Colchester)

David Mitchell Poems

121. Post Mortem 11/5/2005
122. Music, A Roundelay 10/31/2005
123. Wasps, Cats, And Caravans 10/31/2005
124. De Rerum Natura 12/4/2005
125. Time 10/31/2005
126. Thoughts Arising From Twilight 10/31/2005
127. Response To A Criticism By Michael Shepherd Who Suggested I Should Have Written 'It's' Instead Of ''Tis' 11/5/2005
128. The Forgotten Dream 11/5/2005
129. Winter Snows 12/14/2017
130. Easter Trilogy: 2: Easter Even 5/30/2006
131. Easter Trilogy: 3: Easter Day 5/30/2006
132. The Red Squirrel 7/4/2007
133. A Late Evening Poem 7/4/2007
134. What Is A Poet? 7/17/2006
135. Celestial Bodies 10/31/2005
136. A Dark Poem 11/16/2005
137. Autumn 11/8/2005
138. The Swan 2/18/2006
139. Spelling Is Compelling? 12/29/2005
140. Deep Thought 11/16/2005
141. An Heroic Poem In Praise Of Coffee 12/11/2017
142. Death And Life 1/15/2006
143. Why Is A Poet? 11/6/2005
144. There Is A God 11/4/2005
145. Les Quatre Saisons - The Four Seasons 11/1/2005
146. Stars 12/11/2005

Comments about David Mitchell

  • Amanda Lukas (12/11/2005 3:18:00 PM)

    Extraordinarily heartfelt and original. Uses great detail and description. Extremely creative and well rounded. Even has quite an interesting bio! All-in-all, great reading! Best wishes in your future writing!

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  • Peter A. Crowther (11/2/2005 11:37:00 AM)

    Nice set of well-written highly original poems. Congratulations.

Best Poem of David Mitchell


The stars adorn the heaven at night,
They beautify with gleaming light
The sky of dismal hue;
They shiver in the icy cold,
They are, and were in ages old,
Embellishing the blue.

They hide themselves from their bright lord,
As from the Garden's fiery sword
And incandescent flame;
And tho' we do not see their fire
When sunshine dims the heavenly quire
They are always, all the same.

Behold these messengers of peace!
Belligerent man, your fighting cease,
And do your kind no harm;
Look heavenward; stars do not fight,
But grant a ...

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In Defensione Sui

When a poet writes the words
floating in a sea of hopelessness and despair
he does not mean
that he goes around
with a big black raincloud over his head
he intends to convey
to his readers if he has any
and to himself if he has not
that we all despair at times

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