Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 4,430 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

My Searching Mind - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

Sitting down on empty
with a blank mind
waiting for inspiration
of another kind

Lost in a sea of serpents
feeling strangled and deprived
my minds craving literature
but doesn't know what kind

Talking heads with destorted voises
nothing making sense
just garbled noises

Words and pictures
meaning nothing but noise
a kaleidoscope of colours
that can never fill a void
I'm in the land of nothingness
with no way out

I'll search and I'll search
until I find the words and the palette
to unlock this madness
and find my way out


Poet's Notes about The Poem

After reading so many books I find it hard to find any
I like. After sitting and thinking about it I came up with this.

Comments about My Searching Mind by Dave Alan Walker

  • David Wood David Wood (4/2/2013 11:15:00 AM)

    This is just hiw I feel when I sit down & write a poem! (Report) Reply

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  • Chandra Thiagarajan (3/30/2013 11:53:00 AM)

    A nice mind searching for the Great has created a beautiful poem now! (Report) Reply

  • Gary Kedron (3/27/2013 11:39:00 AM)

    realy a great poem! ! ! !
    glad I took the time to read it.... there was something in there I needed to hear.....or nothing to speak of..sorry play on words, inspired. (Report) Reply

  • V S (3/27/2013 3:56:00 AM)

    sometimes I go blank for a day or two. thank you for sharing my feelings! (Report) Reply

  • V S (3/27/2013 3:56:00 AM)

    sometimes I go blank for a day or two. thank you for sharing my feelings! (Report) Reply

  • Smoky Hoss (3/26/2013 6:15:00 PM)

    I understand Dave, me too man! Great poem, hang in there, and keep on truckin'... (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren Valerie Dohren (3/25/2013 1:01:00 PM)

    Hope you find a good read soon Dave - this one is excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Jesus James Llorico Jesus James Llorico (3/24/2013 6:46:00 AM)

    beautiful poem. i love to read this kind of poems. (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham Hazel Durham (3/22/2013 6:55:00 PM)

    Original, quirky with great rhythm and flow!
    Inspired write! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 21, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, March 22, 2013


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