David Wood

Gold Star - 13,256 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Clouds - Poem by David Wood

From spring's soft cape gently blows wandering clouds.
Cool winds create billowing wisps in gentle airs
Casting moving shadows in green fields below.
And in fields of golden corn prickly ears do blow.

To large towering clouds, cumulonimbus, spiralling,
Swirling, growing rain clouds getting heavy, ready
To drop their contents onto the earth below. Hail,
Thunder and lightning. A spring festival of rain.

No more deep shadows of winter, Snow clouds now gone,
A distant memory of snow and cold days and even colder
Nights where sheep stood frozen in fields of frigid earth
Now give way to warmer dryer days, this start of spring's birth.

Comments about Clouds by David Wood

  • Susan Williams (3/8/2016 4:10:00 PM)

    Yes! All kinds of clouds! But especially gentle puffy clouds assuming shapes of animals and magical things. Great as always! Congratulations! (Report) Reply

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  • Kim Barney (3/8/2016 11:11:00 AM)

    Very nice. Congratulations on once again being selected as member poet of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (3/8/2016 5:00:00 AM)

    Superb poem, Nice imagery, as usual. (Report) Reply

  • Souren Mondal (3/8/2016 4:13:00 AM)

    Spring is never too far when winter comes, but nothing beats the beauty of Spring after a long cold, icy winter....

    Your poem presents this feeling beautifully, maybe it also shows how after a turmoil in one's life comes a point when they recover from the lows and gradually prepare themselves for the warm, beautiful days again.. A very well-crafted poem with use of wonderful images and very, very quality language.. Eloquent, sharp, vividly beautiful.. A great write David.. Thorougholy enjoyable. Thank you for sharing, and congratulations on being the poet of the day: -)
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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (3/8/2016 3:35:00 AM)

    lovely spring poem! Thanks for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (3/8/2016 2:54:00 AM)

    Nice appreciation of nature. Great write! Kudos (Report) Reply

  • (3/8/2016 1:34:00 AM)

    Nice vivid imagery, pleasure to read this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/8/2016 1:09:00 AM)

    In fields of golden corn. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (3/8/2016 12:21:00 AM)

    Glad to see you in the spotlight again, my friend. I hope all is well. (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (11/20/2013 10:43:00 PM)

    well described poem, praising the clouds who bring smile and give the msg. of removal of the withering cold. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (6/11/2013 11:44:00 AM)

    nicely worded poem David. no more deep shadows of winter snow clouds now gone, means spring is in the air. nice (Report) Reply

  • (5/30/2013 6:11:00 PM)

    You have a way with words. A nice way. (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/10/2013 12:40:00 PM)

    A nice poem indeed read and try to steal the idea Mr.DAVID as I am busy to compose Cloud Gatherer (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 16, 2013

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