Dave Alan Walker

(Pudsey, Leeds)

The Mad And The Bad


Cauldrons of evil
cooked and ready
waiting to be poured
over humanity

Badness is not born
badness is made
the bad ones have had their lives
destroyed another way
now they have learned the evil ways
that made them this way

The sinned become the sinner
to ease their pain
they end up as mad as a hatter
ready to strike again

The chain needs to stop
a link needs to drop
save the sinned
and stop the sinner

Submitted: Sunday, January 06, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Mad And The Bad by Dave Alan Walker )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 931 Points Kanav Justa (1/21/2013 4:32:00 AM)

    so true, , , , cycle needs to be broken, , , although its a very difficult thing to do, , , (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 333 Points David Mclansky (1/13/2013 7:26:00 AM)

    Nature don't take chances
    When evil is required,
    Cruel wicked snide and searing glances,
    Emerge from hidden pridel

    To send the children down the mines,
    The wage slaves to their chores,
    Here comes the men of salt and brine
    There are Vikings on the shore. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,305 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/7/2013 9:03:00 AM)

    The chain needs to stop
    a link needs to drop
    save the sinned
    and stop the sinner

    the meaning for sin is the same in all dictionaries of religions. simply bad actions that hurt us and others physically, emotionally, economically, socially and many many more. Let us stop sinning! good poem! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,305 Points Heather Wilson (1/6/2013 5:18:00 PM)

    A brilliant write, There is so much sin it`s gone beyond bad now, will a link in the chain ever drop, sorry to say, I doubt it Dave, although I pray it will. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,115 Points Valerie Dohren (1/6/2013 4:57:00 PM)

    There are so many factors responsible for badness, social, psychological, and maybe even genetic, but its a difficult cycle to break. Great write Dave. (Report) Reply

Read all 8 comments »

New Poems

  1. Contentment, Katherine Nordhaus
  2. The News Explained it to Me, Vera Sidhwa
  3. Diwali, Hans Raj Sharma
  4. One Nation Under God, Katherine Nordhaus
  5. the weather knows where i'll someday put.., Mandolyn ...
  6. Love Is, sallam yassin
  7. MY HEART SMILES TO YOU, john chizoba vincent
  8. When The Wind Blows, Tony Adah
  9. If I am just A Character, Felicia Manning
  10. Only if..., Ntando.B Da poet

Poem of the Day

poet William Butler Yeats

WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Anna Akhmatova

 

Member Poem

poet Sumita Datta

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  3. A Drinking Song, William Butler Yeats
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]