Alfred Noyes

(16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958 / Wolverhamton)

Sherwood


Sherwood in the twilight, is Robin Hood awake?
Grey and ghostly shadows are gliding through the brake;
Shadows of the dappled deer, dreaming of the morn,
........................
........................
read full text »


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (Sherwood by Alfred Noyes )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Anthony Hassell (5/19/2007 2:11:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful, beautiful poem. I first read Sherwood in my primary school in about 1955. Some of the verses had stuck in my mind and I had not read the poem since until very recently when I found it on the Internet. It was quite magical and even better than I remembered. Yes, the years certainly did roll away for me!
    This ought to be England's national poem and read aloud on St Geore's day in it's entirity!

    Tony Hassell (Report) Reply

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Your Laughter, Pablo Neruda
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. To an Athlete Dying Young, Alfred Edward Housman
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. A Dream Of Death, Luo Zhihai
  2. Why Life?, Sandra Feldman
  3. Adrenaline, Raihana Abdul Jabbar
  4. What was this feeling?, Sergio Jaime
  5. MERI PRAKRATI, Gunjan Panchal
  6. There Are So Many Things I Can Still Do, Shalom Freedman
  7. Heedless, Jubril Balogun
  8. Missing You, Michael P. McParland
  9. Against my empty soul, Bee Kilpatrick
  10. Which One Do I Choose?, Julie Johnson
[Hata Bildir]