David McLansky

Freshman - 992 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

Riff On Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi’s Fine “poem Eagle And Chick - Poem by David McLansky

Riff on veeraiyah subbulakshmi’s Fine “Poem Eagle and Chick.

It ill behooves me
In my parent/teaching
That I should swoop
With sharp beak screeching,

And snag you in
My outstretched talons
Then carry you
A gene born felon

And feed you to
My squawking chick,
Whose savagery
Must be learned quick;

The best learning prop
Is to eat you live
To fill their crop
While you’re still alive;

To pierce your stomach
With my reddened beak
With your cries intermingled
With their hungry peeps.

So that they may learn
In matters of survival
Viciousness
Has no rival


Comments about Riff On Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi’s Fine “poem Eagle And Chick by David McLansky

  • Veteran Poet - 1,284 Points Tarobinson1103@gmail.com Robinson (9/11/2013 10:46:00 AM)

    Does that extend to poetry? ...

    I grabbed him by the vowels
    you should have heard him howl
    No sentence did I spare
    every verb and pronoun I did tear
    I shredded all the rhyme
    now I'm poem prison doing time (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 5,604 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (9/9/2013 8:29:00 AM)

    the genetic code of each species is specific..well done.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,265 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (9/8/2013 10:53:00 AM)

    you are on with the journey, David, of the view from the other side. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 52 Points Princess Lilypad (9/8/2013 8:01:00 AM)

    Holy crap that's scary! Tough stuff. Really very fear inducing. Good Job! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 9, 2013


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