David Wood

Rookie - 339 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Kingfisher


The sudden flash of delicate blue
That lightning strike of wondrous true
There, gone in the blink of an eye,
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

The elusive Kingfisher seen on the banks of the river wye near Rhayder in Wales as I was out walking with my wife Tina

Comments about this poem (Kingfisher by David Wood )

  • Silver Star - 3,187 Points Walterrean Salley (4/22/2013 12:55:00 AM)

    Interesting. Intriguing. Quite a delightful poem, and very enjoyable. A very good poet you are David. Congrats! (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,454 Points Diane Hine (4/17/2013 4:26:00 AM)

    Beautiful picture of a wild creature. I enjoyed the poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,521 Points Neela Nath (4/11/2013 8:49:00 AM)

    Ah! Very nice pictorial quality! The word pictures are awesome. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Ho (4/10/2013 9:35:00 PM)

    Having been an avian photographer for some five years I can appreciate every imagery you have attempted to create. Very vivid description down to the Kingfisher characteristic demeanor. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,223 Points Anthony Di''anno (4/10/2013 9:38:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem about a beautiful bird. I used to see them quite often around the lake and river where I live. Sadly though I haven't seen one for a couple of years. They are truly a striking bird as is your poem. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/9/2013 3:42:00 AM)

    Another good one Is it the rain please confirm me once again I will read (Report) Reply

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