David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,044 Points [David McLansky] (5/24/1944 / New York City)

David McLansky Poems

681. This Coming Day 7/17/2014
682. This Mortal Life 10/28/2013
683. Thoreau's Wife 1/23/2013
684. Thoughts Of An Irish Slave In Scotland 924 A.D. 1/10/2013
685. Thyrsis 12/24/2013
686. Time Was 3/29/2014
687. Time Won’t Stand Still 6/23/2013
688. Timeless Love 3/21/2014
689. To A Night Dove 4/27/2014
690. To A Persian Poet 6/8/2014
691. To A Poetess I Loved Before 9/15/2013
692. To A Poetess Who Wants To Infect Her Reluctant Lover With A Love Virus 3/23/2014
693. To An American Lady In Ireland 1/20/2013
694. To An Internet Poetess 9/14/2013
695. To An Offer Of Young Love Across The Internet 5/3/2014
696. To Elaine 7/10/2013
697. To Elaine Who Has The Sniffles 12/11/2013
698. To Jim Hiner: A Recommendation 10/27/2013
699. To Julia 1/29/2013
700. To Lainey On The Cam 6/19/2013
701. To My Bronwen 6/1/2013
702. To My Competitor 6/7/2014
703. To My Ever Faithful Elaine 8/31/2014
704. To My Ex-Wife 7/26/2013
705. To My Mountan Laurel 10/4/2014
706. To My Roselyn On My 68th Birthday 1/25/2013
707. To See This Giant 9/22/2014
708. To Sweet Valerie 8/18/2013
709. To The Poet Dave Wood 5/3/2013
710. To The Poet Blackbird 6/12/2013
711. To The Poetess Who Keeps Cutting Herself 2/13/2014
712. To Wise Valerie 8/20/2013
713. Ulysses 10/14/2014
714. Ulysses In Age 10/14/2014
715. Urbanization And The Irish 3 3/17/2013
716. Valentine's Day 1973 4/19/2014
717. Vhia, Welcome 2/19/2015
718. Victoria Spivey's Blues 12/20/2014
719. Vines 12/2/2012
720. Visions 3/2/2013
Best Poem of David McLansky

in Praise Of Older Women

Give me not
Your nubile girls
Experts on the course of life,
Whose baby cheeks
Unshadowed eyes
Bespeak the fact
They've never cried.

Give to me
A love of sorrow
Whose flesh has known
Fear of tomorrow;
Whose hands have shaken
With life's knowledge
Never gained
By years of college.

Give to me
A love whose sated
Scores of lovers
Proved ill-fated,
Grateful for the touch
That brings
The revival of
Youth's fateful Spring.

Give me not
Your heart unbroken,
The n'er betrayed
By words unspoken,
Who never ...

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Dr.Fischbein

I should have grabbed him by the balls
And lifted him on high,
Then slammed him on the wrestling mat
And broke his bony thighs
\\\\He invited me to test my skill
Against his jealous arms
I had tamed a wild man's will,
Without causing patient harm;

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