The Poems

Click on any of the thumbnails below to learn more about each poem. The number of each poem corresponds to its number on the poetry trail instructions and map.

1: ‘Everything Flows’

2: ‘Three Swallows in the River Meadows’
Stuart Mills

3: ‘Ducks’
F.W. Harvey

4: ‘Rain’
Spike Milligan

5: ‘Trees’
Joyce Kilmer

6: ‘Vital Valley’
Cathy Grindrod

7: ‘New Eyes Each Year’
Philip Larkin

8: ‘Love Warms…’
Beth Fender

9: Belper Railway Station Platform 1
Currently: ‘Travel’ by Edna St. Vincent Millay

10: ‘From a Railway Carriage’
R. L. Stevenson

11: ‘To Nature’
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

12: ‘High Flight’
John Gillespie Magee

13: ‘Flowers’
Wendy Cope

14: ‘The Road Not Taken’
Robert Frost

15: ‘He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven’
W.B. Yeats

16: ‘Heaven-Haven’
Gerard Manley-Hopkins

17: ‘Prayer in a Garden’
Bert Hinckley

18: ‘I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed’
Emily Dickinson

19: ‘View from my Bedroom Window’
Beth Fender

20: ‘Words on a Wall’
Jean Sealey