Nancy Vorkink

Rookie (New York)

Nancy Vorkink Poems

1. Exhale In The Morning 5/10/2006
2. All In The Mind 5/10/2006
3. May 6,1911 5/6/2006
4. 9/11 Ancestors 5/6/2006
5. Aspen Beauty 5/10/2006
6. Beloved, I Wait 5/10/2006
7. Bionic Woman 5/10/2006
8. June 30,2003 5/10/2006
9. Aftermath Of A Move 5/10/2006
10. Daniel, My Son 5/10/2006
11. Tribute To Ma Nessie 5/10/2006
12. Ghost Talk 5/10/2006
13. Prose Poem Birthday Retreat 5/10/2006
14. 3: 52 Mst Denver 5/10/2006
15. Long's Peak 5/10/2006
16. Easter,2006 (Edit) 5/10/2006
17. The Reading 5/10/2006
18. Love Simply 5/10/2006

Comments about Nancy Vorkink

  • Nancy Vorkink (5/15/2006 9:05:00 PM)

    I am working on editing my poems for another chapbook. This time I want perfect binding, not staples. Many of my poems are very personal, very African, and nature oriented. Poetry sings in my soul.

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Best Poem of Nancy Vorkink

All In The Mind

All in the Mind

Is life a game -

We play to win in the mind?

Yesterday the Great Pretender pulled

The wool tightly, lengthened the story.

Sadly, with bright eyes, it

Touched many people.

Today Lonely Girl moved outside

Weary eyes looked up to the sky

A spirit reached down

She hesitated to reach this light.

Two personas of the mind

Play tag, in prime time

Catch me if you can

Says one to the other.

“I can do anything, ” the one said.

“I am ...

Read the full of All In The Mind

May 6,1911

The bristle and the bark
Scared us children
Why did he yell so, and
Why did he get so mad,
His face turned red,
We felt unsafe.

Father took off, just took off
Down the dirt road

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