Category Archives: David Scanlon

Poems written by David Scanlon

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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TIMELESS TRUTHS

I awake in the silence of her majesty And see beyond the thoughts that drive me Towards the life which we seek and, In those moments of pure ecstasy, Time stops and the whole world Is as sharp and clear … Continue reading

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GOODBYE MY LOVE

It is with sadness I wave you goodbye, For you have taught me well loves joy. Never will I weep, for with you I grew.

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