David Wood

Gold Star - 9,925 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Bluebells - Poem by 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 spell
Delicate bluebells making spring so fine
Their time on earth far too short.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

The beauty of nature rings loud and clear with every season and each passing year

Comments about Bluebells by David Wood

  • Freshman - 889 Points Mary Mc Creath (9/22/2015 5:59:00 AM)

    Check out my poem on childhood memories on May Day. I mention my visit to the bluebell woods. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 889 Points Mary Mc Creath (9/22/2015 5:56:00 AM)

    Aptly describes my experience of the bluebell woods outside, Glasgow that I visited as a child in the 1940's, great write (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,143 Points Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/18/2015 10:44:00 AM)

    One of your best poems.............I liked it......10+++++ (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,698 Points Marie Shine (8/24/2015 3:12:00 PM)

    The visual detail in this beautifully presented poem is simply anazing. I love how the Spring rain washes away the signs of Winter and everything is once more renewed as Bluebells and Spring flowers appear. I love the use of metaphor, and how you express the brevity of life so eloquently. A magical write and another poetic gem from your golden poetic pen. Thank you for sharing, David (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 44,342 Points Akhtar Jawad (8/21/2015 6:14:00 AM)

    Spring rains, a blue carpet in the woods, insects playing game of love, a cold country where summer is awaited, is it a poem or a blue painting? Amazing description of a beautiful wood by a lovely poet Blue.....10 (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 9,925 Points David Wood (8/21/2015 7:15:00 AM)


  • Veteran Poet - 1,014 Points Yasmeen Khan (8/19/2015 7:04:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem that sings of the beauty of Nature and expresses great love for a delicate flower. Ah, Their time on earth far too short.
    David Wood

    It reminds me of

    'For the woods are full of bluebells and the hedges full of bloom, ' by John Clare. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,422 Points Ramesh Rai (10/21/2014 10:40:00 AM)

    Love your ink.

    Nature now has all its beauty
    To the fore before summer casts its
    Delicate bluebells making spring so
    Their time on earth far too short. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,530 Points Kanniappan Kanniappan (7/16/2014 12:12:00 PM)

    Hi David,
    Nice poem on nature and Bluebells. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,637 Points Francis Lynch (5/28/2014 10:08:00 PM)

    Well-writ, David. Superb use of language. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 844 Points Mike Barrett (11/24/2013 9:14:00 AM)

    Amazing imagery! Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sian Sullivan (7/19/2013 4:57:00 PM)

    Describes them perfectly! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,112 Points Heather Wilkins (6/25/2013 6:44:00 PM)

    a beautiful worded poem. excellent imgery (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 16,934 Points Lyn Paul (6/7/2013 6:15:00 AM)

    What a magical poem especially... their beauty unlocking the woodland door (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alvin Willis (5/28/2013 10:52:00 AM)

    A very good & descriptive work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Joan Smith (5/28/2013 10:43:00 AM)

    A lovely poem. Yes Bluebells are natures way of telling us the winter is over. Not long now for summer (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 202 Points Ingeborg Von Finsterwalde (5/28/2013 7:30:00 AM)

    Thank you so much for a most wonderful walk through Mother Nature. A very descriptive essay and enjoyable write...

    Ingeborg (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Farah Ilyas (5/28/2013 5:49:00 AM)

    delightful poem..great: -) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,115 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (5/28/2013 4:27:00 AM)

    Congratulations David Wood, Blue bell carpet is an interesting poem to elaborate the passing seasons of the year. Well written. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,857 Points Wahab Abdul (5/28/2013 4:20:00 AM)

    this is a wonderful poem of yrs.. i love it from the both ends... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 178 Points Jayne Davies (5/28/2013 1:34:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem David! Well done x (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 9, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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