Mark R Slaughter


Mark R Slaughter Poems

321. Worry 12/5/2009
322. Yorkshire's Autumn-Winter Transition 11/8/2014
323. You, The Dark 10/8/2009

Comments about Mark R Slaughter

  • Shameca Biggs Shameca Biggs (10/16/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    This was my favorite line shown below. You've mastered your words into a beautiful art form. I enjoyed this read. Thank you.

    Do you know your face portrays
    The colours of your soul?
    It tells me at a single glance
    Of how you burned your furnace whole
    To stay the fire in our romance.

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  • Barbara Clafton (8/27/2013 6:44:00 PM)

    A tomcat tree- heart warming and beautifully inspiring. I wish I was as talented as you x

  • Barbara Clafton (8/27/2013 6:38:00 PM)

    A Dying brain- very poignant x excellent stuff x

  • Barbara Clafton (8/27/2013 6:36:00 PM)

    excellent work Mark, fascinating reading. Thank you for sharing your great talent with us x

  • Susanna T (6/15/2013 3:00:00 PM)

    Oh, a tomcat tree, what a beautiful poem! Made me cry for a bit there :)

  • Paul Mwenelupembe Paul Mwenelupembe (11/12/2012 2:53:00 PM)

    The world to day needs well established writers as you are, would you mind if I invite you to my poems? I have Rythm of the day as my new poem. Your comments are highly respected and welcomed

    with regards

  • Joyce Msonda Joyce Msonda (8/3/2012 3:21:00 PM)

    Your writing is sensational. You have an amazing sense of detail in the most complex way. It's beyond excellence :)

  • Godfrey Morris Godfrey Morris (7/31/2012 8:12:00 PM)

    You have an unconventional style in conveying thoughts which is very effective.

  • Jacob Ousley (4/11/2012 1:34:00 PM)

    it's death again is a good poem

  • Christine S. Locke (4/4/2011 12:46:00 AM)

    I just love your writing, beautifully written and inspiring! The depth I read in these poems makes me want to pick up a pen and fly away. Please put your poetry in a book, I swear I would buy it.

    Keep it up sir, you are incredible!

Best Poem of Mark R Slaughter

It's Death Again

It's Death again - He's always there -
Watching, waiting - e'er the stare!
Every time I look behind
Or reach to pull the window blind,
I catch a glimpse of grubby hood -
A little clue to where he stood;
The glint of light that caught the scythe.
Perhaps if I could pay a tithe…
But O! no use, he'll never go.
The adamant phantom; don't you know
He will but wait until it's time
For me to hear His fateful chime? -
The toll that claims my destiny,
To Hail: 'You're next, it has to be…'



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Death, Inevitable Death

Death, inevitable Death.
So now You come to show Your world,
Hence the blackened cloak – unfurled.
And peering down upon my form
– Bereft of pity – Your eyes of storm.

Death, inexorable Death.
‘When? ’ The only question out of Thee.
My dream retorts 'But ne’er for me! ’

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