David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,578 Points [David McLansky] (5/24/1944 / New York City)

David McLansky Poems

761. Oh Where Is My Love 8/19/2013
762. Crocuses 2/7/2013
763. Vhia, Welcome 2/19/2015
764. Answer To Valsa George's Quest For An Anonymous Lover 2/26/2014
765. 9/11 10/13/2013
766. in Praise Of Older Women 3/24/2014
767. After My Death 12/25/2012
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.

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My Real Name

Although I fear it will be my ruin
My birth certificate reads David Lewin;
Now I shall be exposed to trauma
much like what's his name Barack Obama,
Ridicule and slander will come in the mail,
Rage will come with threats of jail

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