David Wood

Gold Star - 12,386 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

David Wood Poems

41. Crickets 8/30/2015
42. Storm Clouds 8/30/2015
43. Haiku 59 8/30/2015
44. Steam Trains 8/30/2015
45. The Floating Mind 8/31/2015
46. New Dawn 8/31/2015
47. Back Soon 8/31/2015
48. Lifecycle 8/31/2015
49. Haiku 61 9/1/2015
50. Haiku 62 9/1/2015
51. Eclipse 8/31/2015
52. In The Summer (Rondeau) 9/1/2015
53. I Still Dream (Rondeau) 9/3/2015
54. Child Of A Sylvan Brood 9/4/2015
55. A Walk Up Kilvey Hill 9/5/2015
56. Retirement (Ballade) 9/5/2015
57. Starlight (Triolet) 9/5/2015
58. Ode To A Sunflower 9/5/2015
59. Blackberries (Cinquain) 9/5/2015
60. For Winter Is Here (Rondeau) 9/6/2015
61. Farewell To Love (Triolet) 9/6/2015
62. Ode To A Tree In Autumn 9/7/2015
63. Love On The Rocks (Triolet) 9/9/2015
64. In Mourning (Triolet) 9/9/2015
65. The Dog And I Go Camping (Quatrain) 9/9/2015
66. Death (Tyburn) 9/10/2015
67. The Shepherdess (Villanelle) 9/13/2015
68. Haymaking (Villanelle) 9/13/2015
69. Public Toilets (Tyburn) 9/14/2015
70. Waiting By The Window 9/17/2015
71. Call Of The Sirens - Ballade 10/19/2015
72. Winter Storm 12/8/2015
73. Love Story 2: 1/6/2016
74. Fishing 3/25/2013
75. The Gower 3/25/2013
76. Loves Last Letter 3/25/2013
77. The Copper Beech 3/25/2013
78. Otter Delights 3/25/2013
79. Red Kite Hunting 3/25/2013
80. Swansea Marina 3/25/2013

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)


    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!

  • 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 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 Present

What is the present going to be, and whom is it for.
What does it cost and where was it bought.
We wander down several avenues and climb many hills
Literally and metaphorically.
We search, and continue searching, we seek but do we look.
There is so much choice, oh what to do.
Searching for a present is like finding our way through life.
We have an idea, and choose a path.
We give life our best shot, we buy what we think somebody wants.

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