Donal Mahoney Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1.
A Good Neighbor

Cookies for George,
40 years back from Viet Nam,
are the only payment
the man will accept
...

2.
Ptsd

In the waiting room, I squeeze
this old rosary a nun gave me
the day I got back from Iraq.
...

3.
Found In An Attic: World War Ii Letter To A Wife

When I get home
things will be the same.
I haven't changed.
...

4.
Roundup

Monsanto still has problems
after the carnage caused
by Agent Orange.
People continue to decay.
...

5.
Nearing The Finish Line

Walking very slowly, ancient Wally's
right behind his ancient Molly who's
stepping down the garden path,
her first time out in weeks,
...

6.
Angels Or The Fat Lady

It’s pretty simple, really.
The world will end
whether we believe
the Bible is a myth or truth.
...

7.
A Garden Of Their Own

Years ago they came from many places
to study writing at a university
in the middle of America
surrounded by lush corn fields.
...

8.
A Mountain On The Lawn

You have the back rent
and come home from work
and find everything in a mountain
out on the lawn with the kids
...

9.
Make Verdant Again The Hills

She walks the rack of bright frocks
as her husband, an Angus aging,
paws at the carpet behind her.
She wants the right dress
...

10.
There's A Cliff Ahead

Sixty years ago,
the two of us rode tricycles
up a little hill
behind our school.
...

Close
Error Success