David McLansky

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

David McLansky Poems

521. Sallly Hemmings In Paris 6/15/2014
522. Scratches Of A Pen 3/24/2014
523. Searching For Lainey 6/21/2013
524. Searching For Laurel 6/21/2013
525. Second Love 5/24/2014
526. Seeing The Light 5/7/2014
527. Sextant 3/29/2014
528. Shakespeare In Love 11/20/2012
529. Shakespeare To His Wife, Ann Hathaway 11/18/2012
530. Shattered Spell 8/7/2014
531. She Enters 4/13/2013
532. Should You Die Before I Die 2/9/2014
533. Signing Off 1/16/2013
534. Silent Knights 2/27/2013
535. Silly Poem In Spring 3/6/2014
536. Sitting Alone On Kay's Empty Bench 9/30/2013
537. Smoking My Pipe At The Window 2/20/2014
538. Sodom''s Lament (A Riff) 12/18/2012
539. Spanish Civil War Veteran Eulogy 4/5/2014
540. Spanking The Monkey 2/10/2014
541. Speak Not Of Love (A Riff) 12/10/2012
542. Spring 9/15/2013
543. Subject alice (A Riff For Myke) 9/24/2014
544. Subject riff On Julie 's Coded Love Note Written In Lemon Juice On The Back Of A Grocery Slip 5/21/2014
545. Subject riff On Woman-Of-Poem's Cursed-Blessings 4/7/2014
546. Subject riff On Womanzsoul Fishing For Peace 4/7/2014
547. Subject send Me No Flowers 5/13/2014
548. Success 11/19/2014
549. Sue Ellen 10/5/2014
550. Sweet Elaine 1/23/2015
551. Swimming In The Flood 2/11/2014
552. Tattoo 1/26/2014
553. Thank God, Marge Is Back 9/11/2013
554. That The Soul Can Turn 3/29/2014
555. The 1976 Irish Guide 4/24/2013
556. The Advantages Of A Pretty Wife 6/24/2013
557. The Art Of Product Placement 5/9/2014
558. The Awakening 7/10/2014
559. The Beauty Of This Day 3/7/2014
560. The Blessings Of Old Age 4/13/2015

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!


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

    i know you
    because of this poem
    crossing eons
    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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