Dave Alan Walker

Freshman - 1,390 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

Evil Rising


It rises
like poison ivy
up walls of humanity

Evil is stalking
our minds
and our sanity

We must become one
to stop the evil rising
join together as one nation

Submitted: Monday, January 30, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 30, 2012

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  • Bronze Star - 5,473 Points Amitava Sur (9/1/2014 6:09:00 AM)

    A lovely penning indeed. Because of our mean and selfish approach towards the society EVIL is raising it's head.We all have to stand unitedly against it to save ourselves only.

    You may read my poem Everybody will smile in benevolent peace ] (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 141 Points Stan Petrovich (3/16/2012 5:00:00 AM)

    And the Evil is many things...Things we assumed were good: cars, petroleum, making a great deal of money, spawning loads of children, Sunday drives, salty fries, fat & sugar & the lies we fashion about the creation... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mark Williams (2/7/2012 11:31:00 AM)

    Hi David,

    it's a very topical message you have there, and completely to my way of thinking after the experiences of the last two years - my compliments to you :)

    Mark (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,264 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (2/4/2012 6:28:00 AM)

    We must become one
    to stop the evil rising
    join together as one nation... very nice n positive thinking...alas we could do it.....10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Jahan Zeb (2/4/2012 5:32:00 AM)

    Great, touching and makes thinking. The idea is human.... A proof poets are kind and love humanity. I bet this poem tell what you are from inside. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Meilani Rozavian (2/3/2012 10:43:00 PM)

    We must become one, to stop the evil rising, join together as one nation.

    I'll follow, list me.
    Thanks for your kind comment.
    Blessed be. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 11 Points Dave Dafes (2/3/2012 11:59:00 AM)

    Absolutely correct...Simple and short but speaks volume.. A great write, love it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Deep Mukherjee (2/2/2012 4:20:00 PM)

    We must become one
    to stop the evil rising
    join together as one nation
    .........inspiring words for humanity! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Olujobi Jedidiahz (2/2/2012 2:53:00 PM)

    this is inspiring. we are the anti-evil. hope u know what i mean by that. the more we think of peace the more we will overcome evil and stop evil from rising. we are the next best thing to happen to our world. thanx for inviting me to read your poems (Report) Reply

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