David McLansky

Freshman - 896 Points [David McLansky] (5/24/1944 / New York City)

David McLansky Poems

281. Last Poem 8/1/2013
282. Last Will 6/25/2014
283. Laurel's Song 10/21/2013
284. Le Retour 9/27/2013
285. Leave The Old Man His Dignity 1/6/2015
286. Lenny The Leeprechaun And St. Patrick's Day 3/14/2014
287. Lenny The Leeprechaun4 3/19/2015
288. Life On The Serengeti 5/14/2014
289. Like A Singer In Some Dark Cafe 6/12/2013
290. Lillian Runs 4/9/2014
291. Limerick: There Once Was A Stripper From Bagdad 3/17/2013
292. Little Girl’s First Train Ride 8/27/2013
293. Little Red Fingers 12/14/2012
294. Liu Xiaboo 6/9/2013
295. Liu Xiaobo 12/19/2012
296. Living Suicide 5/12/2014
297. Looking Back 5/23/2013
298. Lost Poems Found 10/23/2013
299. Love In Age 1/26/2013
300. Love On The Internet 5/14/2013
301. Love's Priorities 9/28/2013
302. Lyndsy Lohan Before The Judge (A Riff) 11/30/2012
303. Mad Poet 10/2/2013
304. Make Not A Monument Of Grief 9/16/2013
305. Make Not A Virtue Of Suicide (A Riff) 12/11/2012
306. Mandela's Shadow 12/5/2013
307. Mandella And His Guard 5/20/2013
308. Mary Ann 4/6/2014
309. Masquerade 1/13/2013
310. Max 6/2/2013
311. Memorial Day 5/21/2013
312. Memory Of Eusthacia 2/13/2014
313. Memory Of My Tourist Ward Along Lake Nefooey 6/4/2014
314. Mind Reading 4/15/2014
315. Mix Up At The Mausoleum 5/12/2013
316. Mortals All 9/6/2013
317. Movie Stars 5/29/2014
318. Moving 11/20/2014
319. Moving Toward The Light 8/13/2013
320. My Angel 10/11/2013
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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Bangladesh (A Riff)

Everywhere I stand, I stand in water
It's wide expanse defines the border;
My country sinking into the sea,
The waters lapping at my knee;
My country now a muddy brown
The roofs submerged below their crown
The water lapping at the poles,
The tidal waves toss wooden bowls.
This was once an idyllic spot,

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