David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,345 Points [David McLansky] (5/24/1944 / New York City)

David McLansky Poems

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

Time brings no conclusion
Meaning an illusion
Cause and effect
Reveals this sad defect
Uncertainty, just confusion;

Grown old we must adapt
To cover our mishaps
We cannot trust our bowels

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