England (poem)

England, a green and pleasant land


With fens and fells

Hills and dales

Rivers and streams

And copses so green

Meres and lakes

And brooks and becks

Valleys and tors

Hedgerows and more

Bluebells hide in woodland’s shade

And lead us to a grassy glade

See flower meadows and golden sand

In England’s truly beautiful land


A green and pleasant heavenly place

Set on earth for us to embrace


copyright © 2018 Karen Horsley

ref: William Blake, ‘And did those feet in ancient time’ from “Milton: A Poem”

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Hi, I'm Karen, creator of blueskydays365.com which is home to my poetry, art and general ramblings. I am the author two collections of poetry, 'Kaleidoscopic Beauty' & 'I am the Stars in the Sky', and the children's book 'All That Glitters' (not yet published). I also enjoy running.

7 thoughts on “England (poem)

    1. In the part of England known as the Lake District (Cumbria in the North West) the lakes are named with mere or water, e.g. Windermere, Coniston Water. The only lake is Bassenthwaite Lake. It’s beautiful place.

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