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
. Silent Scream
I'm screaming inside... a silent scream only I can hear. It's echo bounces off the walls of my mind.
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
Dark, Dark, Dark
Uneasy darkness envelopes me. Blinding moments of mood disorient
Oh my God the pain of desperation within the walls of my depression...
We came to this place riding on a sleigh made of our choices We brought our children along for the ride The world in which we exist was formed by those choices
A Prayer For Mercy
Oh Lord have mercy Hold me close... Embrace my soul With your Agape love...
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...
Conversations With Myself
What is it they say when you tell people you talk to yourself?
A Question Of Beauty
A question of beauty, to be or not to be? I swam in those
Gift On The Porch
The cats outside just brought me a head, a pair of wings and a heart.
Count on yourself As long as you're able For when you count on others You must wait on them
Mama's gone... The call came at 8: 30 AM the voice on the phone
.who Is That?
I stumbled past a mirror just a bit ago, saw someone I did not recognize
How blessed am I here in the rainforest with her myriad voices of unknown birds
Discarded one of the dumpster tins
Keeper of the food...
Wezzer of the golden eyes
And tufted ears...
Seeking a lap
Soft and warm gift of God
You comfort my soul...