David McLansky

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

David McLansky Poems

641. Liu Xiaboo 6/9/2013
642. Homage To Dionysus 6/16/2013
643. Riff On Mpho Leteng's Don'T Stand Aroubd My Grave And Weep 5/2/2013
644. I'Ve Had Enough Of Death 4/23/2013
645. The White Ship (35) 4/9/2013
646. The Pilgrim Road 21 & 22 & 23 & 24 12/28/2012
647. Pj's Answer To Her Old College Career Counselor: 5/12/2014
648. From The Paris Hilton Poetry Book 4/7/2014
649. Julia Poem 4/22/2014
650. Mary Ann 4/6/2014
651. Woman In The Colorado Mountain Woods 3/28/2014
652. The Son I Carried 10/25/2013
653. Spanking The Monkey 2/10/2014
654. David And Elaine’s Epic Birthday Battle May 12/8/2013
655. riff On Woman Of Poems A Lofty Man Of Intellect 5/9/2014
656. I Celebrate My Adopted Daughter 12/26/2012
657. Nguyen Chi Thien 2 1/30/2013
658. To My Roselyn On My 68th Birthday 1/25/2013
659. Limerick: There Once Was A Stripper From Bagdad 3/17/2013
660. My Good Wife 7/7/2013
661. Riff On Ima Rym's Lovely And Clever Penguins 8/14/2013
662. Boaz And Ruth 12/26/2012
663. Emily Dickinson's Birthday Present 11/25/2012
664. Journey's End 1/8/2014
665. Riff On Woman-Of-Poems Spirit Of Sexuality 5/25/2014
666. A Dried Rose 2/11/2015
667. I Watch My Mentor Weep 2/10/2015
668. Honeymoon On The Titanic, For Elaine 1/22/2015
669. Lenny The Leeprechaun4 3/19/2015
670. Joy's Stay With Me 3/12/2014
671. Shakespeare To His Wife, Ann Hathaway 11/18/2012
672. Odysseus Bound 8/2/2013
673. Queen Elaine Of Canada 4/26/2013
674. Odysseus And The Suitors 7/4/2013
675. On Going To Sleep 7/11/2013
676. A Proposal To Valerie Dohren 8/18/2013
677. Nightly She Sings 7/24/2013
678. A Riff On Gajanan Mishra 'I Know A Bird..' 4/24/2013
679. Looking Back 5/23/2013
680. Dog At The Pound 1/18/2013

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

After My Death

No stillness filled the air,
The Nation didn't pause
Speechless with despair;
No limousine procession
Slowly snaked the road,
Winding to the crowded hill
And my last abode;
No local politicians
Recalled the City's loss
No Abbot of the Diocese
Softly kissed his Cross;
No Mayor of the Village
Called me Mankind's Friend,
No speeches intoned over me
Recalling Life at end;
At my empty grave site
Two weeping children stood,
Summarizing all I'd done
And all I ever would.

Read the full of After My Death

Shakespeare In Love

To me my beauty you never shall be old,
Though Time shall scourge your fragile shield of flesh;
I balm those wounds as Time's cruel lash does scold,
And heal his welts, your loveliness refreshed;
For in my love are herbs of powers rare
Restoring as harsh Time does take away,
My eyes, your mirror, chastening your despair,
Reflecting forth you've aged not yet a day;
Take comfort then within this frame of youth:

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