David McLansky

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

David McLansky Poems

321. Max 6/2/2013
322. Memorial Day 5/21/2013
323. Memory Of Eusthacia 2/13/2014
324. Memory Of My Tourist Ward Along Lake Nefooey 6/4/2014
325. Mind Reading 4/15/2014
326. Mix Up At The Mausoleum 5/12/2013
327. Mortals All 9/6/2013
328. Movie Stars 5/29/2014
329. Moving 11/20/2014
330. Moving Toward The Light 8/13/2013
331. My Angel 10/11/2013
332. My Confounding Muse 1/11/2013
333. My Eternal Rest 9/14/2014
334. My Fears 6/14/2014
335. My Good Wife 7/7/2013
336. My Grandaughter 9/9/2015
337. My Irrelevence 4/3/2014
338. My Last Duchess 8/28/2013
339. My Love Dies With Me When I Die 10/3/2013
340. My Many Moods 4/12/2014
341. My Missing Muse 5/24/2013
342. My Old Mentor 2/10/2015
343. My Real Name 8/1/2017
344. My Wall Clock Stopped At Five To Five 10/8/2013
345. Neutron Star 4/8/2014
346. Never Love A Crazy Lady 1/22/2013
347. New Year Wishes 2013 1/1/2013
348. New Years Day 2014 1/6/2014
349. New Year's Toast 2013 5/22/2013
350. Nguyen Chi Thien 1/30/2013
351. Nguyen Chi Thien 2 1/30/2013
352. Night 1/4/2015
353. Night Bird 1/19/2013
354. Night Ledger 6/15/2014
355. Nightly She Sings 7/24/2013
356. Nightmare 7/7/2014
357. North Korea 5/20/2013
358. Ode To Elsie 2/8/2014
359. Odysseus And The Suitors 7/4/2013
360. Odysseus Bound 8/2/2013

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

Galatea (A Riff)

What perfection in eye and cheek,
She shifts her body, I cannot speak,
Her back's soft light of muscled bone
That I would frame in marble stone;

What arrogance in handheld tool
That I could take what's learned in school
And reproduce her subtle beauty
Oh Pygmalion, you fail in duty.

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