David Whalen
Covington Kentucky

Poems

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191.
Not What I Used To Be
All am I now
Is poetry

The man I used to be
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192.
Candle, Pen, Fools-Cap And Brandy
A candle… a pen
A glass of honeyed brandy
Close at hand
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193.
Bad Droopy Tats
Eagles now sag
Where once they
Proudly soared
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194.
Lovely Illusions
Confidence, …‘shrinks’ tell us
is only an illusion
Reflecting only, the facts and feeling
At, and of, a particular time
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195.
Nature, Trust, Beauty And Affection
Give me Nature, my dog,
My parrokeets…
For company as I grow older
And more feeble
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196.
Valentine No More
Now to smell
the flowers
Alone
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197.
Most Memorable Valentine
I would see the old lady in the halls where I did volunteer work.
About eighty plus years old, with the bent over shuffle of the very old or very feeble.Pushing her walker laboriously, yet with determination as she went to her appointments.

I stopped often to talk to her, usually in the cafeteria where she had her favorite spot.
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198.
Unsolicited Advice
Problem dark? …Blessing
Brighter? …oft-times written words
Outlive the writer!
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199.
Gifts And Needs
Don’t give me gifts
For I have no need

Give me, in their stead
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200.
Intuitive Vs Cognitive Thinking
A bat and a ball cost a dollar ten
The bat cost one dollar more than the ball.
Pray tell, how much does the ball cost?
How quickly the answer seems to fall!
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