Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 4,115 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

A Drug Infested Mind - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

A lonely baby cries
as her single mother
tries to open her eyes

A drug infested mind
not allowing her to hear
her baby cry

She keeps telling everyone
everything is fine
so she can keep
living the lie
and living the life

Until she opens her eyes
a lonely baby still cries

Comments about A Drug Infested Mind by Dave Alan Walker

  • Bronze Star - 2,190 Points Kay Staley (9/8/2015 11:34:00 AM)

    Absolutely beautiful and charmingly realistic. Desperate mother knows deep down but outwardly is eaten away. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,645 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (9/8/2015 1:46:00 AM)

    How very sad...she keeps telling everyone everything is fine, has a drug-infested mind, and a lonely baby still cries...a poignant poem indeed... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,427 Points Nyota Yasulwe (7/29/2015 6:57:00 AM)

    A good piece of work showing the problems children suffer as a result of their parents bad choices! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,506 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (7/2/2015 2:02:00 AM)

    This piece portrays the awful consequence of drugs. I feel really upset.Descriptive write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,311 Points Ken E Hall (6/12/2015 11:54:00 PM)

    So true and sad story of today's world...very hard to stop when it is a 453 billion dollar trade world wide...good to see a poem that speaks out loud from you that cares...regards (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,565 Points Kewayne Wadley (3/9/2015 2:26:00 AM)

    Short, simplistic, powerful! ! So sad, I feel for the baby (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 45,404 Points Valsa George (2/15/2015 7:29:00 AM)

    Drugs have become the bane of modern man! A mother who is supposed to be all caring has become so numb and insensitive to the needs of her child! How many innocent children are fated to bear the brunt of disregard from their drug addicted parents! A great write! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,015 Points Soulful Heart (10/25/2014 8:49:00 AM)

    the pathetic condition of a drug addict and the unfortunate baby.....no words can b enough to describe the state of this dreadful condition... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (8/12/2013 5:55:00 PM)

    today society is drug infested. alcohol is just as bad. numbs the mind. this is a world wide problem. good write (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,262 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/19/2013 1:32:00 PM)

    Great poem.. It speaks the truth...very well written...... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,737 Points Patricia Grantham (1/12/2013 7:50:00 AM)

    A real good poem, A lesson well taught by this poem, Well written (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Trinidad Villafranca (10/2/2012 5:11:00 PM)

    Well written i have seen through the eyes of the child who cries and must say I love it
    Describes the moment that lead up to my poem no memories no pictures
    Until she opens her eyes
    a lonely baby still cries (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 Points Captain Cur (8/15/2012 8:13:00 AM)

    Heartfelt and true. Drugs and alcohol
    numb our hearts and souls and we become
    unresponsive and uncaring. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mass Koi (5/25/2012 1:57:00 PM)

    that's a great poem.. i will learn from your poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Sharad Juneja (4/12/2012 2:33:00 PM)

    Very nice..a message is worth converying (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Firdaus Khan (4/10/2012 5:11:00 AM)

    I agree with you...I like your poem...this is a Great Poem... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points teal Sky (4/4/2012 9:07:00 PM)

    good write.i again like your style of short lines, but meanwhile it also conveys the message aptly. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Karen Deeks (3/21/2012 6:33:00 PM)

    Truly, truly... Took my breath and hurt (a compliment) the juxtaposition of possibilities of (t) . Ty dave.. I love the raw emotions of humanity of your writes... Ty.., Karen (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Jennifer Beaugé (3/7/2012 1:07:00 PM)

    I really like this, it speaks the truth... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 481 Points Danny Draper (2/29/2012 4:52:00 AM)

    I have no doubt that this is too often true and also for fathers. A finely written piece concerning a very serious issue. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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