Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 4,127 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

A Beating Soul - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

As I lie in bed
watching the curtains
blow in and out like
a beating heart
I decide to get up
and close the window

As I get closer
my blood runs cold
and my heart beats faster

The window is already closed

Comments about A Beating Soul by Dave Alan Walker

  • Silver Star - 4,457 Points Smoky Hoss (6/8/2014 8:42:00 AM)

    I had to return and read this one again! All I can say is: BRAVO! I love the brevity, the soul, and the Mystery you've so masterfully presented here... amazing. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 45,456 Points Valsa George (4/4/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    An eerie experience! Through the bizarre movement of the curtain, an extra terrestrial feel is powerfully imparted! Enjoyed! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 204 Points Stan Petrovich (11/19/2013 4:08:00 PM)

    This is a frightening administration when applied to the world itself. Very good indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 877 Points marvin brato (10/27/2013 7:07:00 AM)

    Interesting expression....quite a suspense! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kalpana Shah (9/10/2013 1:38:00 AM)

    lovely write... poured from a heart (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,262 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/22/2013 5:13:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem..Loved reading it..

    Thank you for the beautiful comments for my poem Breaking news...Thanks a lot.... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 537 Points Mohabeer Beeharry (8/9/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    I could figure what comes next. Short but absolutely taking..i like it

    Mohabeer Beeharry (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Gary Kedron (4/16/2013 11:22:00 PM)

    Great poem! ! ! !
    Amazing last verse! ! !
    I thought in my head.... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,015 Points Yasmeen Khan (1/10/2013 4:44:00 AM)

    An eerie atmosphere! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,457 Points Smoky Hoss (6/12/2012 7:45:00 AM)

    Interesting... mystical... like it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 361 Points Sharon Smith (6/4/2012 11:50:00 AM)

    So, where did your thoughts go from there? ?

    Regards...Sharon. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 63 Points Eric Cockrell (5/29/2012 10:29:00 AM)

    you are not alone! good awareness poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,816 Points Ramesh Rai (5/29/2012 3:35:00 AM)

    really amazing but poem is nice (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 28, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, May 28, 2012

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