David Wood

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

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  • Freshman - 1,572 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

  • Veteran Poet - 3,879 Points 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

  • Rookie - 997 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

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