David Wood

David Wood Biography

Before I start, please don't ask me for my email address. I only contact fellow poets to comment on their poems, and only on Poemhunter. Thank you.

It's about time I added a biography, a bit late I know. A biography is defined as the course of a persons life. I prefer a patchwork weaved over time. My patchwork has many colours. Work is one, a former management accountant, a black and white one, activities another, time is another, relationships and space another. My activities are the colour blue, I have flown light aircraft and gliders in a pale blue sky. I have dived the deep blue oceans, and snorkelled with pilot whales off Lanzarote, another blue. I was the training officer for Hounslow BSAC and taught many people to dive. It had its ups and downs. If I were a cat I would have lost ...

David Wood Quotes

21 July 2015

Politicians declare war and leave it to the flower of youth to fight and die

21 July 2015

War is a result of an inability to communicate.

21 July 2015

There is nothing left after a nuclear war, not even hope.

21 July 2015

Hiroshima is an episode of history that must never be allowed to be repeated.

21 July 2015

When General's wage war Humanity suffers

David Wood Comments

Shahzia Batool 03 July 2013

The visit to the poetry page of David Wood is wonderful for many strong reasons of good reading, especially the SONNET form in the modern shape. Those students who consult this site for the purpose of studying poetry, as poemhunter is serving the needs of Cambridge students as well as the research scholars who are working on Explication de Texte, they can consult this page as the living example of modern sonnet written in traditional rhyme-scheme, mostly The English sonnet i.e Shakespearean. The Rhyme-scheme and the rhyming analysis is available here...David's sonnets are lucid in diction, natural in flow and easy to follow...the following information is added from the web source, as this is the right place for it: SONNET - - - - - - - - - - (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A sonnet is a poetic form which originated in Italy; the Sicilian poet Giacomo da Lentini is credited with its invention.[1] The term sonnet derives from the Italian word sonetto, meaning little song, and by the thirteenth century it signified a poem of fourteen lines that follows a strict rhyme scheme and specific structure. Conventions associated with the sonnet have evolved over its history. Writers of sonnets are sometimes called sonneteers, although the term can be used derisively. One of the best-known sonnet writers is William Shakespeare, who wrote 154 of them (not including those that appear in his plays) . A Shakespearean, or English, sonnet consists of fourteen lines written in iambic pentameter, in which a pattern of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable is repeated five times. The rhyme scheme in a Shakespearean sonnet is a-b-a-b, c-d-c-d, e-f-e-f, g-g; the last two lines are a rhyming couplet. Nice poetry David Wood! ! !

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Joan Smith 22 July 2013

David really is a talented writer. His poems and sonnets touch the heart. He is obviously a very caring and knowledgeable person. I admire his work. js

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Geetha Jayakumar 31 December 2013

Poet David Wood and his beautiful Sonnets walk together hand in hand in the garden of wonderful nature and beautiful seasons. One of the talented and respected poet. It's really a valuable gift you are blessed with. He has a wonderful collections of Sonnets and poems. Beautiful way he compares life to nature. Many poems on nature, love, pain, beauty, society, seasons, and many more are his collections. May you keep on contributing valuable poems and Sonnets to this poetic world. Thank you for supporting me in this journey of poems. Wishing you all the Best. God Bless! Thank you Sir!

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Tirupathi Chandrupatla 12 July 2013

Congratulations on your completing 200 poems. Your Sonnets are a delight. Your Haiku's are quotable cuties. Your Nature poems are beauties. I am always elated reading your poems. Keep up the tempo. I came to know you after you gave me an encouraging comment for my poem 'Bird's Lament' and since then I look forward to see your new poems and your thoughtful comments. Wish you all the best.

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Congratulations on completing 100 poems. You are keeping poetry alive. Nature appears, human nature seeps through, and love flows in your poems. Thank you.

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Bharati Nayak 28 December 2020

Very interesting Bio--a mosaic of different colours, I will discover your poetry.Thank you for your kind comment on my poem.

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Joan Smith 14 December 2020

Very well written. Amazing way with words. Well done David

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Loke Kok Yee 27 May 2017

David writes poetry in a way which gives me great joy, I am never disappointed when I visit his site. Superbly rhymed, easy to follow and understand yet so sublime and profound.

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Niv Fisher 03 November 2014

Hi, I'd like to see if it's possible to use one of your poems in my work, but I can't seem to find a way to get your contact (or signup for this site) . If you could please contact me via email (niv 'dot' fisher 'at' gmail 'dot' com) I would really appreciate it. In any case, great work! Niv

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nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

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The Best Poem Of David Wood

Bluebells

Bluebells carpet the woodland floor
Packed so tightly that insects tip-toe
Softly and quietly between them.
Their beauty unlocks a woodland door

With such colour of delicate blue,
And a fragrance that is heaven sent.
They droop their heads in the spring rain,
With their beauty making all things new.

Their magic weaves a pleasant spell
A sea of blue that meanders in the breeze
And floats delicately over the forest floor,
Their fragrance creates a delicate smell.

Nature now has all its beauty brought
To the fore before summer casts its spell
Delicate bluebells making spring so fine
Their time on earth far too short.

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