David McLansky

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

David McLansky Poems

681. The White Ship (52) 4/18/2013
682. The White Ship (6) 3/6/2013
683. The White Ship (8) 3/8/2013
684. The White Ship (9) 3/9/2013
685. The White Ship.(24) ....... 1/26/2013
686. The Wife's Reply 5/26/2013
687. The Wild Boy 5/4/2014
688. The Wild Sucker Tree 4/7/2014
689. They Transferred Her Home To Die 7/25/2013
690. Thinking Backwards 6/18/2013
691. This Coming Day 7/17/2014
692. This Mortal Life 10/28/2013
693. Thoreau's Wife 1/23/2013
694. Thoughts Of An Irish Slave In Scotland 924 A.D. 1/10/2013
695. Thyrsis 12/24/2013
696. Time Was 3/29/2014
697. Time Won’t Stand Still 6/23/2013
698. Timeless Love 3/21/2014
699. To A Night Dove 4/27/2014
700. To A Persian Poet 6/8/2014
701. To A Poetess I Loved Before 9/15/2013
702. To A Poetess Who Wants To Infect Her Reluctant Lover With A Love Virus 3/23/2014
703. To An American Lady In Ireland 1/20/2013
704. To An Internet Poetess 9/14/2013
705. To An Offer Of Young Love Across The Internet 5/3/2014
706. To Elaine 7/10/2013
707. To Elaine Who Has The Sniffles 12/11/2013
708. To Jim Hiner: A Recommendation 10/27/2013
709. To Julia 1/29/2013
710. To Lainey On The Cam 6/19/2013
711. To My Bronwen 6/1/2013
712. To My Competitor 6/7/2014
713. To My Ever Faithful Elaine 8/31/2014
714. To My Ex-Wife 7/26/2013
715. To My Mountan Laurel 10/4/2014
716. To My Roselyn On My 68th Birthday 1/25/2013
717. To See This Giant 9/22/2014
718. To Sweet Valerie 8/18/2013
719. To The Poet Dave Wood 5/3/2013
720. To The Poet Blackbird 6/12/2013

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!


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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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