Friday, January 3, 2003

Alone In The Woods Comments

Rating: 2.9
Alone in the woods I felt
The bitter hostility of the sky and the trees
Nature has taught her creatures to hate
Man that fusses and fumes


Mahtab Bangalee 24 February 2020
Nature is Nature o yes as the guide as the true teacher but the false me and my ego cannot learn it properly I follow me my outside blindly forgetting the real and true me and the far sky, the emptiness, the imaginations directs me to the illusion of wrong.......! ! !
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Iftekhar Ifti 15 February 2019
Nature is always devote toward man but the it gets the cruel treatment from us.
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sharon 25 November 2018
no point when others dont believe me//my wife loves you//(beckman) that is just nonsense / all the hurtful words have destroyed me/
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Sheila Sharpe 04 June 2018
A very real statement about what man is doing to nature
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Anonumous Viewer. 30 April 2018
It really does capture man's fault's.
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Diana Evans 11 December 2017
A business man has just cut some trees on a piece of land that is for all. He did it because he doesn't like the mess of leaves which enter his building. I wonder if I should send him this poem?
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Bernard F. Asuncion 07 December 2017
Such a heartwarming write by Stevie Smith??????
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Edward Kofi Louis 07 December 2017
Hostility! ! Thanks for sharing.
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Seb 6 07 December 2017
Well done I hope you love poems andi hope you have a nice day.
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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 07 December 2017
Man's so called mastery over the latent forces of Nature is often blatantly rejected by the Nature because of man's arrogance, pride and negative temperament which is putting the Nature into great hazard and vulnerability.........very beautifully crafted......full credit.........thanks for sharing
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Kumarmani Mahakul 07 December 2017
Beautiful poem on nature having stunning expression with nice collocation.
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Anil Kumar Panda 07 December 2017
Nature gives peace and relaxation to the mind. I love walking in nature and enjoy its unspoiled beauty. Man has become cruel by destroying natures bounty. Nice poem.
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Walterrean Salley 23 November 2016
(Alone In The Woods - Poem by Stevie Smith.) **Seems to be a displeasure with man’s innovations (chemicals and the whole shebang) because of its negative effects on nature.
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Colleen Courtney 18 May 2014
Hmmm...interesting. I always try to be thankful when walking in nature just for the sheer beauty and peacefulness of it all. But yet after this reading I also understand her point of view.
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Tim Woodhouse 02 November 2008
I was walking alone on Alderley Edge and felt a fear and a sense of my own insignificance in the face of Nature. This poem reminds me of this.
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