David Whalen
Covington Kentucky

Poems

Hit Title Date Added
41.
Dear Ol' Dad
I didn't really know my father
Until It was far too late
He reached out so many times
To engage me…but I couldn't wait
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42.
All I Do Good Is Words
Out of work, Not much of a future
My life seems to be for the birds
Got no specials skills, life’s in the sewer
The only thing I can do is “words”
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43.
How The Light's Let In (An Imperfect Poem)
Everything lacks perfection
In the smallest particle there’s a flaw
Imperfection is our protection
Imperfection’s an immutable law
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44.
True, But Little Known Facts
True, but little known facts

Our eyes are always the same size from birth
But our nose and our ears ne’er stop growing
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45.
Love Is A Mystery To Me
Love can be a cruel, demanding master
While at the same time be a delicious delight
Can shatter one’s heart as if twas fragile alabaster
evoke sensuous pleasure or vicious bite
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46.
Like A Kitten Left By The Road
Each time I first post
a newly written poem
I feel deep regret
that I’ve done it in haste
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47.
A Father's Lament
I was never one for my kids to look up to
That's a stone cold fact that I'll always regret

I was never the best dad, for them to hold on to
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48.
Against Which To Measure
One can’t know happiness
Unless one knows about sadness
One can’t know about pleasure
Without knowing of pain
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49.
What Word Comes To Mind?
A gentle word on the summer wind
Subtle sigh in forlorn surrender
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50.
Cat In The Window, Pug On The Rug
Lazy cat on the windowsill
Watching curiously
The people passing by
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