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 
‘On a walk’ by Jo Kirk
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: ‘From my Bedroom Window’
Beth Fender
20: ‘Words on a Wall’
Jean Sealey