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Ilkley Poems - Poems about Ilkley

Ilkley Poems - Examples of all types of poems about ilkley to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for ilkley.

Charles Darwins House
...Charles Darwin’s House I was born in Darwin’s House, After the Christmas of Fifty-Four, Right on the Edge of Ilkley Moor, Charles lived there, just a bit before. St Winifred was its name in ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, appreciation, science,
Form: Rhyme

Childhood Theme Park
...Childhood Theme Park In the shadow of Ilkley Moor, Cow and Calf rocks watch over. Growing up in a rural town, A childhood hillside rover. Flowing like the River Wharfe, Young days of endless ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, adventure, appreciation, childhood, happy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Monday's Rain 2018 Version
...We’ve been lost all these years in time across the ocean A license to yearn for a litany of emotion, Our youthfulness to burn in a life of devotion An intellect to earn an ideal, a whim a notion. ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ilkley Tarn
...biting cold nipping on footpath across the mere a window to life © Harry J Horsman 2017 ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, nature,
Form: Haiku
Return of the Tyke
...Return Of The Tyke Tyke, tyke, tyke' they’d chant to bait the bairn. But insult hurled at Yorkshire folk is water off a back. Take it, use it, grind it through the crank As fuel for ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, dedication, inspiration, mountains, race,
Form: ABC

Premium Member Standing Stone On Rombalds Moor
...(Told to me by a patient, when working as a builder’s labourer at Menston’s asylum 1963) This little middle aged lady, watched and followed me around for two days, when I was working on a r......Read More
Categories: ilkley, longing, lost,
Form: Free verse
Santa Is A Yorkshire Man
...To put an end to the myth that Santa lives in Lapland Santa is a Yorkshire man everybody knows that People just say he's from Lapland, cos he’s round and fat. Well Yorkshire men can be the same they......Read More
Categories: ilkley, christmas, christmas, christmas, earth,
Form: Lyric
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...(An Addingham Poem) Many words have been written many more have been said, about this verdant countryside which lives on in one’s head. The many faces of the beacon no matter from where one l......Read More
Categories: ilkley, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hanging Tree
...In ancient times in yonder Hebers Ghyll* alone stood the hanging tree--- stagnant redundancy. *Hebers Ghyll Ilkley West Yorshire UK © Harry J Horsman 2012 ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, nature,
Form: Kimo
Santa is a Yorkshire Man
...To stop the myth going around that Santa is a Scotsman, a huge hit on the radio here. So fo those that believe this is the truth. Santa is a Yorkshire man everybody knows that You just say he is Sc......Read More
Categories: ilkley, funny, christmas, christmas, eve,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Giant Rombald's Moorland Delight
...To embrace life’s analytic myth to inspire nature’s symbolic smile, to manoeuvre amidst northern skies of blue to roam chauvinistic contours sensitive and true. To perceive inclement purple ......Read More
Categories: ilkley, mystery,
Form: Free verse