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Woodcock Poems

Woodcock Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of woodcock poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for woodcock.

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Premium Member The Great North Woods
Glaciers moved with determined strength 
in their destinies, pushing and upheaving
boulders large beyond belief
and whatever else stood in their paths
while coursing over and through the earth's crust
scraping into creation a landscape
of mountains, cliffs, valleys, moraines,
dumlins, eskers and notches,
kettle lakes, cirques...Read More
Categories: woodcock, allegory, change, earth, nature, planet, tree, wisdom,
Form: Free verse

Who was Lizzie Van Zyl
Who was Lizzie Van Zyl?
A small girl stands on Woodcock Bridge
Pointing at her reflection in the water.
The glint from the sun, and a cold wind,
Distorts a distant memory of gold, and places long forgotten.

For the bridge and the girl are...Read More
Categories: woodcock, history, girl, birth, girl,
Form: Free verse

First time on a mainline LNER   train  *
When you’re  five’s  a signal whistle
For six hours Kings Cross   to  Newcastle   **
Sightseeing. ...Read More
Categories: woodcock, traveljourney, london, me, time,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
The new roves are not like the old,
They purvey an unwieldy aspect
To their elderly kindred folk;
Even on this steep hill forms encroach
Upon an edifice grand of bygone grandeur;

 So to ‘Ghurt Muire’ that Jacobean domain
With its winding entrance avenue,
And meadows...Read More
Categories: woodcock, uplifting,
Form: Pastoral