Biography of Shirley Hanley
I first discovered I had a penchant for writing in the late sixties. Since then I have worked at refining those skills and find it very cathardic to express what I'm seeing and feeling about the world around me through the written word.
Shirley Hanley's Works:
No published books but many published writings made while working as a Humane Educator in the field of animal rescue and placement.
Shirley Hanley Poems
Dark, Dark, Dark
Uneasy darkness envelopes me. Blinding moments of mood disorient
.the Price Of Being Civilized
I sat out on my front porch [way up in the air] today... I listened to the sound of the cars on the freeway as they came roaring across the valley
A Prayer For Mercy
Oh Lord have mercy Hold me close... Embrace my soul With your Agape love...
. Silent Scream
I'm screaming inside... a silent scream only I can hear. It's echo bounces off the walls of my mind.
The Page Cannot Be Displayed...
Just sailing along on PoemHunter enjoying the ride of words penned, only to be rudely interrupted all too often with...
A Question Of Beauty
A question of beauty, to be or not to be? I swam in those
People In General
Opinions, everyone's got one Judgements, there's plenty of those to go around Prejudices, that's there too
Vacation, that's laughable! There is no vacation from this melancholy.
Life in the slow lane suits me fine until someone living in the fast lane
Gift On The Porch
The cats outside just brought me a head, a pair of wings and a heart.
Gift Or Burdon? Obama's Prize
What a world we live in... the head of the free world receives the high honor of the Nobel Peace Prize
How old are you? How long have you been on this earth I asked as I squished you between my thumb and forefinger...?
Oh my God the pain of desperation within the walls of my depression...
Hospice... A liberating thing... A gift of peace... A beacon of light
Here I stand
gazing at your lifeless body before me...
Tears running down...
Even though destiny chose me
to administer the fatal dose
that ended your life...