Author Archives: David Scanlon

SONNETS OF ETERNAL HOPE – IV

Defined by the dwindling politicians, whose light dimsEver-more in the ever widening divisions of a languidLanguage which speaks only of power seeking limbsAnd weakening ideologies where spoken words, turgid,

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LIVE TRUTHFULLY

When in deepest love you seek an end, But all are seen through ego’s dark light, Stop and smell the grass, see the sky And in that moment of majestic joy Live. Wallowing within false loves lost truths Speaks only … Continue reading

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ECHOES OF MEMORY

“To speak the truth, I think that people ought to be upset, …; I think that life is so important and, in its workings, so upsetting that nobody should be spared.” J.R. Ackerley to Stephen Spender – 1955 When the … Continue reading

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ON THAT DAY

It is my deepest wish That I will some day Again find her peace And in love stay Among the friends Who were always true And in living knew Of her loves play.

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SORRY FOR BEING ME

The damage and joy is already done! Sweet majesty, who in the glorious sun resides, Hold us true within your fullest bounty so reality can dawn. Within your heart, when we together find rhythm, And within your touch is a … Continue reading

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