David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,602 Points [David McLansky] (5/24/1944 / New York City)

David McLansky Poems

1. Anne Hathaway: On Her Famous Husband's Yearly Visit 11/19/2012
2. Shakespeare In Love 11/20/2012
3. Bangladesh (A Riff) 11/21/2012
4. The Cloak 11/22/2012
5. Pere & Fils 11/24/2012
6. Animal Spirits (A Riff) 11/25/2012
7. Death Remains My Enemy (A Riff) 11/27/2012
8. Economy 11/29/2012
9. Lyndsy Lohan Before The Judge (A Riff) 11/30/2012
10. Vines 12/2/2012
11. Rock Me In Your Arms Asleep 12/3/2012
12. Old Age And Youth (A Riff) 12/6/2012
13. After The Second Child's Death 12/6/2012
14. The Pilgrim Road 3 12/8/2012
15. The Pilgrim Road 12/8/2012
16. The Pilgrim Road 6 12/11/2012
17. Make Not A Virtue Of Suicide (A Riff) 12/11/2012
18. The Pilgrim Road 7 12/12/2012
19. The Pilgrim Road 10 12/13/2012
20. The Pilgrim Road 12 12/14/2012
21. Little Red Fingers 12/14/2012
22. The Last Party 12/16/2012
23. The Pilgrim Road 13 12/16/2012
24. The Irish In Decline (A Riff) 12/17/2012
25. Sodom''s Lament (A Riff) 12/18/2012
26. Kissing Me 12/19/2012
27. Liu Xiaobo 12/19/2012
28. The Pilgrim Road 14 12/20/2012
29. Huang Xiang 12/23/2012
30. Everyday 12/24/2012
31. Borders 12/5/2012
32. The Pilgrim Road 2 12/8/2012
33. The Pilgrim Road 6 & 7 12/10/2012
34. The Pilgrim Road 16 & 17 & 18 12/25/2012
35. The Pilgrim Road 23 12/29/2012
36. The Pilgrim Road 25 12/29/2012
37. The Pilgrum Road 26 12/30/2012
38. The Sacrifice 12/30/2012
39. The Pilgrim Road 29,30,31,32 12/31/2012
40. New Year Wishes 2013 1/1/2013

Comments about David McLansky

  • Elaine Sept Elaine Sept (11/3/2017 11:08:00 PM)

    You write poems that bring me into your world, you truly have a gift.
    I pray that you keep writing, and allowing us to be in your wonderful world of words.
    If you write it we will read!

    Elaine

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  • Brenda Stevens Brenda Stevens (2/19/2017 3:23:00 AM)

    i know you
    because of this poem
    crossing eons
    yes
    knowing feeling...being....smiling
    thank you

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 6:50:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

  • Dilantha Gunawardana Dilantha Gunawardana (4/5/2014 12:00:00 PM)

    You're an exceptional poet........Your vocabulary is intense and your range of poetry is astounding..........am a fan and I read your first poem casually (tombstone one) but it spurred me on............do keep on writing and you will shake PM with your poetry!

  • Jay Hall (3/30/2014 9:06:00 AM)

    I enjoy your poems. Thanks for sharing.

  • Elisha Wilson (7/15/2013 4:56:00 AM)

    David you write great poems.

  • David Mclansky David Mclansky (4/5/2013 4:32:00 AM)

    Thank you, very much.. David

Best Poem of David McLansky

in Praise Of Older Women

Give me not
Your nubile girls
Experts on the course of life,
Whose baby cheeks
Unshadowed eyes
Bespeak the fact
They've never cried.

Give to me
A love of sorrow
Whose flesh has known
Fear of tomorrow;
Whose hands have shaken
With life's knowledge
Never gained
By years of college.

Give to me
A love whose sated
Scores of lovers
Proved ill-fated,
Grateful for the touch
That brings
The revival of
Youth's fateful Spring.

Give me not
Your heart unbroken,
The n'er betrayed
By words unspoken,
Who never ...

Read the full of in Praise Of Older Women

Pere & Fils

When I see reflected
In my son's eyes
My own soul's wit and mocking irony;
When with a secret glance
I recognize
The shared rejoicing
Of two souls that harmonize;
It takes my breath away
To be so understood;
Loving him all the more
For doubling good

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