David Wood

Gold Star - 12,215 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Starlight - Poem by David Wood

Bright Star
Lone splendour hung
Loves sleepless eremite
Gazing down upon this poor Earth
with mirth

Topic(s) of this poem: love, love and loss, love and pain, stars

Form: Cinquain


Poet's Notes about The Poem

In memory of John Keat's poem Bright Star

Comments about Starlight by David Wood

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/30/2015 8:10:00 PM)


    John Keats still lives through your poem. It is beautiful. (Report) Reply

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  • Kelly Kurt (8/30/2015 7:49:00 PM)


    A wonderful poem, David. My one suggestion would be to change the second occurrence of the word bright to brilliant, or some other adjective (Report) Reply

    David Wood David Wood (8/31/2015 4:01:00 AM)

    Hi Kelly, I changed second line as per request.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 30, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, August 31, 2015


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