Eric Cockrell


Eric Cockrell Poems

1. One Last Cigarette 6/18/2011
2. Voices 6/18/2011
3. Forty Dollar Bathtub 6/18/2011
4. Dream In B Minor 6/18/2011
5. The Best Poem 6/19/2011
6. Morning Refuge Prayer 6/19/2011
7. Beneath The Tree 6/19/2011
8. Melting Pot 6/19/2011
9. Buddha Steps #4 6/19/2011
10. Thinking Man's Blues 6/20/2011
11. Whiskey And Jesus 6/20/2011
12. Dead Silence Of The Heart 6/19/2011
13. Washington 6/19/2011
14. Somewhere 6/21/2011
15. Steps Toward Freedom 6/21/2011
16. The Torch Of Freedom 6/21/2011
17. Dark And Hungry 6/21/2011
18. Immigrant 6/22/2011
19. Touching You Again 6/22/2011
20. Memory 6/22/2011
21. Dance Naked #3 6/22/2011
22. Almost 6/22/2011
23. Dance Naked #2 6/22/2011
24. Dance Naked 6/22/2011
25. Hunger, And Nothing 6/18/2011
26. Free 6/24/2011
27. No One 6/24/2011
28. Listening 6/18/2011
29. Cannot, Or Can I? 6/18/2011
30. The Hand 6/18/2011
31. Suicide 6/19/2011
32. Who Am I? 6/19/2011
33. Epitaph 6/20/2011
34. Something More 6/20/2011
35. Howling 6/20/2011
36. Falling Thru The Cracks 6/26/2011
37. Christmas Zen #2 6/26/2011
38. On The Banks Of The Shore 6/26/2011
39. Undiscovered 6/26/2011
40. Bitter Hemlock 6/26/2011
Best Poem of Eric Cockrell

A Child Is Dying

for every tree you cut down,
a child is dying.
for every barrel of oil that
you drill and spill,
a child is dying.
for every coal mine you
rape the earth with,
a child is dying.
for all the nuclear waste
you cannot dispose of,
a child is dying.

for every country you bomb,
a child is dying.
for every chemical you spray
on your vegetables,
a child is dying.

for every river you dam & drain,
a child is dying.
for every oil field you own,
a child is dying.

for every animal you drive
to the brink of ...

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The Hand

only the human hand,
the caring hand,
the hand covered in blood
and filth, the hand swollen

bruised, and beaten...
the open hand,
not a fist anymore hand,
not afraid to let go hand,

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