Dave Alan Walker

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A Dark Moon Rising - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

A dark moon rising
almost as black as coal
nothing can be done
to save the world

The only way forward
is backwards

Comments about A Dark Moon Rising by Dave Alan Walker

  • (2/18/2015 10:00:00 PM)

    Very thought provoking write. So much is pulled in here. A sad ness for current life and a longing to go back to old ways. Loved the write. (Report) Reply

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (12/25/2013 11:13:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem with indepth meaning. Only way forward is looking past backward. Very true. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson Jr. (12/11/2013 11:21:00 AM)

    what a perfect piece of art. in few words our today's world is defined....
    really, who will save this world, who will stay in front of that black moon?
    nice one.
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  • Hazel Durham (12/8/2013 2:59:00 AM)

    In the darkness we can go back and reflect on our mistakes and be determined to change for the good of mankind.
    Beautiful write!
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  • Babatunde Aremu (12/6/2013 6:19:00 PM)

    Nice write. Sometimes it wise to retreat to refresh. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (12/3/2013 8:39:00 AM)

    very good write, dark moon. (Report) Reply

  • (11/28/2013 8:42:00 PM)

    I agree. Nothing can be done (by man) to save the world. Perhaps, we need to re-read events, hence a moving backward to be able to inch forward. Thanks for sharing your poem. (Report) Reply

  • The Fallen Leaves Of Mira (11/27/2013 3:41:00 AM)

    Connection with nature like our ancestors did to restore the ecosystem. very meaningful (Report) Reply

  • Noreen Carden (11/26/2013 5:45:00 PM)

    Hi Dave wonderful poem great read i hope we can save the world (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (11/25/2013 12:00:00 PM)

    Wisdom is born out of the past, and it is wisdom perhaps that will save the world. Excellent Dave. (Report) Reply

  • (11/21/2013 12:04:00 PM)

    Looking back may indeed help us find a better tomorrow, wisdom does often come from mistakes made...and remembered. (Report) Reply

  • (11/19/2013 4:17:00 PM)

    Yes, it has been an anomaly of the Industrial Age, which is eradicating the world at an astonishing rate! If we go backwards, and change the future that can be done with lessening our carbon signature almost completely (it won't happen,) the end of the world is imminent and threatening very shortly. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (11/18/2013 5:49:00 AM)

    a very logical thought. the only way forward is backwards (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (11/17/2013 10:23:00 PM)

    Only way forward is backwards.
    Nice advise when disaster strike. Beautifully said. Thank you.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 17, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, November 18, 2013

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