Brian Hinckley

Rookie (07-30-81 / Buffalo, New York)

Brian Hinckley Poems

121. Death Of A Giant 9/30/2008
122. Spineless 5/13/2007
123. Flirt 7/28/2008
124. Duty Of Desire 8/23/2008
125. Exploration Station 9/13/2008
126. Zero Hour 4/6/2009
127. (her) Hands 10/29/2009
128. Enigma 9/25/2008
129. Great Power, Great Responsibility 6/16/2008
130. Let It Flow 2/23/2009
131. I'M Yours 11/11/2009
132. Eyes Of Envy 5/7/2007
133. Walls 2/10/2010
134. Artistic Musings 7/10/2008
135. Liquid Love 7/13/2008
136. Devil's Duel (A Love Story) 8/16/2008
137. Florida Girl 5/13/2007
138. Angel Of Love 5/5/2007
139. Full Circle 4/19/2007
140. Two Hearts (Two Minds) [two Loves] 12/14/2009
141. Just Another Day (In Nebraska) 8/21/2008
142. Epic Smile 10/18/2009
143. December Snow 10/10/2008
144. Her Face 4/19/2007
145. With Cold Eyes You Judge Me 4/19/2007
146. Try, Try Again 9/13/2008
147. Addiction 7/27/2008
148. Corporate America 8/6/2008
149. The Murder Of Hope 10/1/2008
150. Dancing In The Corners Of My Mind 8/11/2008

Comments about Brian Hinckley

  • Agnes Török (5/6/2007 3:07:00 PM)

    You are one of the greatest and most capturing poets I've ever read.
    There is nothing more to say
    I now declare you my God :)
    Or at least my favourite poet on this place

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Best Poem of Brian Hinckley

The Murder Of Hope

Step on it good and hard,
make sure it is dead.
Hope under heel,
grinding into powder.

Slide that knife across skin,
hard and deep to be sure.
In a ditch like a missing person,
Hope lies bleeding.

Salt that wound and burn it,
coagulating under your heat.
Blood and dirt combine,
this sickeningly sweet murder excites you.

Toss the weapons aside,
no caring if they're found.
Your murder was metaphorical,
no reprisals are forthcoming.

Read the full of The Murder Of Hope

Full Circle

I turn my back
for just a moment.
I can see you
and the tears in your eyes.

I turn again
just for a second.
I can see you
and the smile lighting your eyes.

I turn once more
and stay.
I can see you crying
as I keep you in my arms


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