Eric Cockrell


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  • Jenifer Hallam (6/20/2017 3:28:00 AM)

    Forget Eric Cockrell

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  • Christopher Hays (4/17/2016 8:18:00 PM)

    i would like to thank you for the poem 9/11 And the day after thanx..

  • Terry Craddock Terry Craddock (5/31/2015 11:37:00 PM)

    Enjoy your day Eric my friend, keep gifting the words the light into other lives, for this we choose to live our days.

  • Terry Craddock Terry Craddock (4/7/2015 6:11:00 AM)

    Eric Cockrell is on facebook every day, still writing about freedom, equality, human rights, poverty, all the themes he always wrote and we valued so much. I still read some of Eric's poetry daily. They are gone from here now, Eric Cockrell 23rd January 2013, Gregory Uhan (Uhan, Gregory Allen) March 2013, Terence George Craddock June 2013 and Miroslava Odalovic March 8th,2014 busy now writing another book. They still flutter past on facebook but I miss the time when they were here. When once we shared poetry on this site: (

  • Kaila George Kaila George (5/26/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    Wait where has Eric gone, I know I have not been often but his writing, as inspired me to be a better poet, how long has he been gone, oh my....IS HE OK....sigh...I pray you are ok Sir...devoted fan KG

  • Kevin Patrick (5/19/2014 6:07:00 PM)

    YES! , what Bobby Wynn says! , we need you Mr. Cockrell, your one of my favourite writers on this site, your work is always an eclectic mix of politics, life, spirituality, and damn good fight against the powers that be. If your reading this come back soon!

  • R.j. Wynn (8/10/2013 12:54:00 PM)

    You should come back now!

  • Ciarli Ling (2/3/2013 5:25:00 AM)

    Hi Eric, you write too much, I'm jealous. You really are like a Buddhist Priest at his temple.

  • Jasmine Basnet (9/2/2012 6:10:00 AM)

    one bear
    two bear
    oh! my dear
    happy new year

  • Jasmine Basnet (9/2/2012 6:08:00 AM)

    always be happy
    dont be sad
    its my saying
    remember that.....................

Best Poem of Eric Cockrell

A Child Is Dying

for every tree you cut down,
a child is dying.
for every barrel of oil that
you drill and spill,
a child is dying.
for every coal mine you
rape the earth with,
a child is dying.
for all the nuclear waste
you cannot dispose of,
a child is dying.

for every country you bomb,
a child is dying.
for every chemical you spray
on your vegetables,
a child is dying.

for every river you dam & drain,
a child is dying.
for every oil field you own,
a child is dying.

for every animal you drive
to the brink of ...

Read the full of A Child Is Dying

The Hand

only the human hand,
the caring hand,
the hand covered in blood
and filth, the hand swollen

bruised, and beaten...
the open hand,
not a fist anymore hand,
not afraid to let go hand,

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