David Wood

Gold Star - 13,312 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

David Wood Poems

361. Sonnet 46: Time’s Hour Glass Has Spun Another Year 7/13/2013
362. Sonnet 68: Red Admiral 7/25/2013
363. An Eye For Thought -new- 1/7/2018
364. Tranquillity 7/31/2013
365. Sonnet 48: I Am Here To Look After My Sweetheart 7/18/2013
366. Decisions, Decisions 6/4/2013
367. An English Moorland In Summer 12/3/2015
368. Words 5/19/2013
369. Sonnet 55: The Day Now Gone 6/26/2013
370. Solitaire 7/27/2013
371. Sonnet 72: Love In Ones Older Years Is Sweet And Kind 8/6/2013
372. Sonnet 26: Love Can Make The Young Fool Blind By Its Charms 6/7/2013
373. Sonnet 75: Solitude 8/11/2013
374. Sonnet 49: Please Do Not Mourn For Me When I Am Dead 5/26/2013
375. Sonnet 57: To Keats 5/14/2013
376. Asses Dressed In Ermine 7/30/2013
377. Sonnet 53: On Sleep 6/23/2013
378. G8 6/17/2013
379. Sonnet 62: Stardust 7/22/2013
380. The Old Corner Shop: 1/23/2016
381. Sonnet 67: Heat Wave 7/20/2013
382. Enigma 8/14/2013
383. Sonnet 82: On Youth 8/21/2013
384. The Rising Of The Lark 6/16/2013
385. Sonnet 63: Dragonfly 7/14/2013
386. Sonnet 76: Excalibur 8/12/2013
387. Forever 8/13/2013
388. Pain 7/31/2013
389. Sonnet 80: The Look Of Love 8/18/2013
390. Sonnet 42: Two Weeks Your Mother Has Now Been With Us 7/9/2013
391. Closure 6/19/2013
392. Expectations 6/27/2013
393. Sonnet 28 My Sweet Love Does Keep An Orderly House 6/8/2013
394. Waiting For God 5/19/2013
395. Sonnet 69: Northern Lights 7/29/2013
396. Haiku 11 6/24/2013
397. Sonnet 13: My Love’s Complexion Is Like A Red Rose 5/24/2013
398. Waiting 5/12/2013
399. Haiku 15 6/25/2013
400. The Turning Of The Page 6/18/2013

Comments about David Wood

  • Loke Kok Yee (5/27/2017 1:53:00 AM)

    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 (11/3/2014 2:09:00 AM)

    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

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 6:53:00 AM)

    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

  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (12/31/2013 10:39:00 AM)

    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!

  • Jack Growden Jack Growden (7/27/2013 5:09:00 AM)

    A fantastic writer! Please read my collection and comment and rate them. Thanks!

  • Joan Smith (7/22/2013 9:51:00 AM)

    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

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/12/2013 9:06:00 AM)

    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.

  • Shahzia Batool Shahzia Batool (7/3/2013 3:35:00 AM)

    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:

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    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! ! !

  • Tabandeh Heidary Bafghy Tabandeh Heidary Bafghy (6/25/2013 2:46:00 PM)

    thanks for your kindness my friend
    my mother language is Persian and i composed poems in Persian.
    can you speak Persian?
    you can read my Persian poems in this website: shereno. ir
    thanks again for your attention
    i know i am not alone here

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla Tirupathi Chandrupatla (5/11/2013 8:26:00 AM)

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

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 ...

Read the full of Bluebells

The Gower

Mottled green, grey, yellow and brown
Dot the rugged landscape down.

Houses, farms and hamlets abound.
Blackbirds, thrushes and ravens sound.

Sheep in pastures green surround
Heathland, scrub and meadow land.

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