david lessard (september fourteenth, nineteen forty-one / gardner, massachusetts)
Biography of david lessard
I grew up in vermont. have also lived in new york state, virginia, nevada, new hampshire and currently live in central arizona.
I was a respiratory care practitioner most of my life. I am now retired.
I have an associate's degree in the health sciences.
Working on a life-journal that totals over a 1,000 pages. (A shorter version that is 250 pages) A 'novel' of 165 pages and about 400 poems, make up the balance of my writings.(poemhunter and poetfreak)
david lessard's Works:
No published books. Some articles published in respiratory care magazines. A few poems published in a jr. college volume of creative writing, called 'Voices.' (Subjects dealing with second hand smoke and held-in anger)
- A Capital Idea
- A Christmas Seed
- A different breed of men
- A Game Of Chance
- A guy from Algiers
- A Hundred Poems
- A little while
- A love affair with life-
- A man from Iran
- A needle in a haystack...
- A New England Love
- A Place
- A Prayer For God's Love...
- A Prayer For This Day
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
observed annually on May 18
International Museum Day
memory + creativity = social change
Happy Birthday Omar Khayyam!
(1048-1131) Persian mathematician, poet, and philosopher
Happy Birthday Friedrich Rückert!
(1788-1866) German poet, translator, and professor of Oriental languages.
I give it up to you...
I thought I could make it on my own,
Now I realize, it isn't true;
Now I give it up to you,
What troubled me, you always knew.
Take my fractured life, and make it right,
My burdens are too much to carry;
You make my load so light,
I've wounds to heal and hurt to bury.