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Below is the poem entitled Grove which was written by poet Jim Wilson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The grove of redwoods;
Silent, an ancient stillness,
Soothing and serene --
I once saw a goddess there,
Eyes of night and starlight hair.

Copyright © Jim Wilson

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  1. Date: 7/16/2009 4:59:00 PM
    last line..perhaps a flip would be stronger? Eyes of night and hair of starlight. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/13/2009 10:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your featured poem how lovely! Laura :)

  1. Date: 3/13/2009 12:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on your lovely poetry being featured this week. GB. Tyesha

  1. Date: 3/11/2009 9:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/11/2009 9:45:00 AM
    Congratulation on your poem being featured this week. God Bless Phyl

  1. Date: 3/11/2009 9:24:00 AM
    Congratulations Jim on your tanka "Grove" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 4:50:00 PM
    Beautiful use of this form, Jim and great imagery. Standing surrounded by redwoods was an awesome joy in my life and is surely an experience that might bring anything to view ... smile ... Congratulations on your writing being a feature this week here at the Soup!!

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 11:54:00 AM
    Jim - Congratulations on your poem being featured this week! Very well deserved. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 6:33:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 3/8/2009 7:41:00 PM
    Jim nothing compares to the Redwoods - Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 3/8/2009 6:07:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery and alliteration to convey your thoughts in a creative way. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 11/2/2008 4:41:00 PM
    Reading your work today..I grew up in the Humboldt Co. Ca, In the middle of the redwoods. The mmom shining through the redwoods can really look like starlight hair. I love you work. BG

  1. Date: 11/2/2008 4:51:00 AM
    Beautiful. I can see you have a passion for nature and romance. Love, Nigel

  1. Date: 7/24/2008 8:35:00 AM
    Welcome to the soup, Jim. Never saw redwoods yet, but have run into a few godesses along the way. Vince

  1. Date: 7/19/2008 6:56:00 AM
    Good Friends: Thank you for your kind comments and warm welcome. It is appreciated.

  1. Date: 7/19/2008 5:24:00 AM
    Wow. Completely enchanting! Simply beautiful and so well done. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 7/19/2008 3:41:00 AM
    Like the imagery of L1-L3 Jim.Welcome to PS .I have emailed the info you requested.Rgds Brian Strand

  1. Date: 7/18/2008 8:01:00 PM
    Lovely poem, Jim! Very serene imagery, makes me yearn to be standing under a redwood. So glad you joined the soup! I'm rather new here too, but enjoy sharing of poetry very much. I hope you will write often!....Best wishes...Carrie Richards

  1. Date: 7/18/2008 4:58:00 PM
    Nice imagery in this poem. I like peaceful feel of your words. The opening line lured me in. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. Welcome to Poetry Soup! I hope you enjoy your time spent here. Best wishes with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 7/18/2008 7:17:00 AM
    This is perfect in count and form, while the imagery seems to come alive for the reader. An excellent write, has a romantic tone to it. Welcome to the soup! Michael