Dave Alan Walker

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Return Of The Crow - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

I awoke
With three bullets in my back,
in a dark and cold tunnel
from a time I don't know

I walked for eternity
to find my way home
The spirits of the past
guiding my path

One was called Peter
He tended my wounds
All is life he said he'd seen me
walk this path
Thirtyfive years before I was born
he said he'd seen my soul

He guided me to daylight
and said it's now time to rise
Rise like the crow
Go seek your revenge

Lay three bullets
in their hands
Watch their souls
Turn to sand

Comments about Return Of The Crow by Dave Alan Walker

  • Doris Cornago (1/13/2014 7:42:00 PM)

    This is very good. I somehow knew there will be poets writing in this uncomplicated style. I also invite you to read my poems particularly, Tiring Day. (Report) Reply

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  • Dennis Go (3/31/2012 5:04:00 AM)

    Revenge is sweetest when served cold. Nice piece here. (Report) Reply

  • (2/11/2012 6:04:00 PM)

    Interesting concept, interesting poem, made me think and I like that. (Report) Reply

  • (1/29/2012 10:49:00 PM)

    I am fond of this one as well Dave. You are a very accomplished writer. (Report) Reply

  • (12/11/2011 5:03:00 PM)

    this is the poem i have ever read in my life
    this is so beautiful
    so beautiful
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/10/2011 4:24:00 AM)

    Interesting tale. (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (12/8/2011 6:19:00 AM)

    Love th' enemy, 'tis th' hard revenge! ! !
    A g'd poem! ! !
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  • Chidori Storm (12/7/2011 10:42:00 AM)

    Nice poem. You're right about revenge. (Report) Reply

  • Micmac Mccrory (12/6/2011 6:21:00 AM)

    Great write. Brilliant finish. One to read time and time again. Put in shame, is the best revenge. (Report) Reply

  • (12/6/2011 12:36:00 AM)

    wow what a nice poem i like the last part, keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2011 12:47:00 PM)

    As usual, this is a fantastic write...and I do 'think' that I understand....
    I awoke
    With three bullets in my back,
    in a dark and cold tunnel
    from a time I don't know

    says to me an awakening from hell, from deceit. An awakening of your soul...

    Lay three bullets
    in their hands
    Watch their souls
    Turn to sand

    To me. this says....the revenge is a symbol of growth of the soul as you lay the 3 bullets in the hands of the perps.....smiles....a growth that dissolves their souls.....

    such a beautiful write
    (Report) Reply

  • Jacqui Broad (12/5/2011 10:45:00 AM)

    Revenge is sweet, but not wise. Though sometimes it would be great to do unto others what they do unto us. Very passionate poem... (Report) Reply

  • (12/4/2011 1:46:00 PM)

    This poem is phenomenal, I love the flow, and shere genius of the imagery, very impressive write. :) (Report) Reply

  • (12/4/2011 10:24:00 AM)

    Go! it's time to revenge
    revenge is the best feeling of all
    you feel the strengh in
    and justice you make your own
    don't waiting for some stupid divine justice
    it will never stop your thirst

    Godd poem Dave
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  • Unwritten Soul (12/4/2011 2:06:00 AM)

    Three bullets in my back....is that you got back-stabbed for 3x?
    For me..Spirit must close to soul...it make consciousness alive
    'Peter', had this before? and ask you to seek revenge? ?
    I guess rise like a crow is good but revenge for that...hmmm not good
    because we wont change past either, but we are stronger than ever
    Turn them to sand, wont bury the dark past...but sure nature of life
    The bullets shot on you will turn back like boomerang right to their chest
    Just rebirth your life into armor feather, my Crow! ! _Unwritten Soul
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  • (12/3/2011 10:57:00 PM)

    Salvation ('moksha') still far from sight..
    Revenge still presented as duty ('karma') ..
    No escape from cycles of births and deaths! ! !
    Crow depicting free spirit..
    Adept transcendent exposition.
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  • (12/3/2011 2:18:00 PM)

    Karma rides a dark horse! great poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 3, 2011

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