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My Poetry
by David J Delaney

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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My Poetry
 
For farmers toiling fertile land
Working hours with calloused hand
Overcoming adversity
Providing for humanity
For you — I write my poetry.
 
For those who live in our small towns
Surviving seasons of greens or browns
Fires, floods, a droughts consistency
Moving on from natures cruelty
For you — I write my poetry.
 
For city dwellers who like bright lights
Traffic, smog, historic sights
Laneways housing increasing needy
Hawkers, scammers and bankers greedy
For you — I write my poetry.
 
For many young soldiers who gave their lives
Leaving behind family and wives
Thousands have died so needlessly
Enjoying our freedom, because of your bravery
For you — I write my poetry.
 
For those elected to seats of power
Playing politics hour after hour
Forgetting people amongst bureaucracy
Voters remember your accountability
For you — I write my poetry.
 
For our learned scholars of highest reverence
Teaching the young literary ebullience
Some forget the power of simplicity
In rhyming stories and all their beauty
For you — I write my poetry
 
With smiles or tears of total contentment
And feelings of unwavering commitment
The scribe pens lines so diligently
One understands the written complexity
For me — I write my poetry.
 
 
 
David J Delaney
11/05/2009    ©
 
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Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 8/28/2009
And You never fail to delight!!!
Ty again for this Gem, be on the lookout for more :)
Ch'erie
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 5/15/2009
This is an excellent and great poem.A well written piece.take care

EDWIN
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/13/2009
You speak not only for yourself but for many of us who love the fine art of speaking ours hearts, souls and minds out to express our views of life and love.

fee
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 5/13/2009
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello 5/13/2009
Beautiful - you put it altogether so excellently.

Cynthia
Reviewed by Stuart McCallum 5/12/2009
Dave,

Your poetic brilliance shines throughout each and every thought provoking line. Your poetry has enriched the lives of many, always enjoyed and much appreciated.

Thank you mate, I consider your poetry up there with the 'greats!'

Stuart



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