David McLansky

Freshman - 899 Points [David McLansky] (5/24/1944 / New York City)

David McLansky Poems

481. Riff On Pradip's 30 Years 5/9/2014
482. Riff On Pradip's Dog As Mentor 4/29/2014
483. Riff On Pradip's When A Poem Is Done 4/16/2014
484. Riff On Rachel Maddow's 'Why We Did It' 3/8/2014
485. Riff On Reyvrex Questor Reyes Love Sonnet 95 5/29/2013
486. Riff On Richard Lackman's 'First Kiss' 10/19/2013
487. Riff On Richard Remier's February Kiss 2/12/2013
488. Riff On Rita Dove's Borderline Mambo 2/22/2014
489. Riff On Robmeyer's Nagging Woman 5/31/2014
490. Riff On Sandra's Kickball 2/9/2014
491. Riff On Sheena Blackhall's The Queen Reads An Intercepted Letter 1594 6/2/2014
492. Riff On Valsa George's Fine, 'In Thy Shade' 4/19/2014
493. Riff On Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi’s Fine “poem Eagle And Chick 9/8/2013
494. Riff On Wish We Stayed Together 5/1/2013
495. Riff On Woman-Of-Poems Spirit Of Sexuality 5/25/2014
496. Riff On Womanzsoul's 'sex Is 99% Mental' 4/10/2014
497. Rift On Tony Ogunlolo's Fine Poem 'A Rape Child.' 7/7/2014
498. Rita 3/31/2014
499. Rock & Roll Bands On Good Morning America 3/10/2014
500. Rock Me In Your Arms Asleep 12/3/2012
501. Sad Dawn 2/23/2014
502. Said The Gypsy To The Shepherd Maid (Part I) 4/4/2014
503. Said Thoreau's Nagging Screaming Wife 6/4/2014
504. Sallly Hemmings In Paris 6/15/2014
505. Saying No 3/31/2013
506. Scratches Of A Pen 3/24/2014
507. Searching For Lainey 6/21/2013
508. Searching For Laurel 6/21/2013
509. Second Love 5/24/2014
510. Seeing The Light 5/7/2014
511. Sextant 3/29/2014
512. Shakespeare In Love 11/20/2012
513. Shakespeare To His Wife, Ann Hathaway 11/18/2012
514. Shattered Spell 8/7/2014
515. She Enters 4/13/2013
516. Should You Die Before I Die 2/9/2014
517. Signing Off 1/16/2013
518. Silent Knights 2/27/2013
519. Silly Poem In Spring 3/6/2014
520. Sitting Alone On Kay's Empty Bench 9/30/2013
Best Poem of David McLansky

9/11

They told us all 'to just stay put, '
Breathing ashes and blackened soot,
'Put a towel against the door, '
'Wet it first, put it on the floor; '
'The Firemen were on the way, '
That's what 911 said that day;
But I've always had an ornery streak,
When told to obey and to be meek,
We were told to wait in that fiery din;
'Be patient, the firemen were coming in; '
But I rebelled; I could not sit still,
I would not cling to the windowsill,
I was tired of always following orders,
I had to think of my two daughters;
So for once I dared to rebel
To...

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The Cloak

The Cloak

Give to me
Your web of sorrow
And I will weave it
On the morrow
Into a cloth of shimmering gold
Interlaced with spells of old,
Chants against the days of sadness,
Armor for the days of madness;
Protecting hearts not meant to be
Stunned by life's harsh threnody.

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