Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 3,639 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

A Fragile Mind


Faraway voices
like distant Indian drums
footsteps and heartbeats
all rolled into one

A mind so fragile
but yet so strong

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,367 Points Brian Stafford (3/7/2015 6:41:00 AM)

    precise and to the point, well done! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,958 Points Smoky Hoss (3/10/2014 5:01:00 PM)

    Truly a poem about life; you've captured, in a few words, the core of us all. The physical, the spiritual, the mental. And you analyzed it spot on: life is a mixture, a balancing blend continually in motion, of fragility and strength. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,198 Points Ramesh Rai (3/2/2014 2:10:00 AM)

    Fragile mind is always powerful or else it is blunt. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,875 Points Hazel Durham (2/26/2014 3:44:00 AM)

    Fragile mind is a place of sensitivity and finds the strength from deep feelings that connect with life!
    Interesting and powerful write! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,453 Points Roseann Shawiak (2/20/2014 12:20:00 AM)

    Many times the fragile mind is the stronger one in the end for having come through
    life's trials and struggles without giving up. Spirit adhering to the soul through an
    invisible faith, kept there through hope. Wonderful poem, short and strong in mind.
    RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,710 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (1/24/2014 5:54:00 AM)

    Mind is strong. Provides determination. Nice poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 144 Points Rubab Atwal (1/18/2014 7:12:00 AM)

    a short but a powerful poem, enjoyed it (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,787 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/17/2014 5:51:00 PM)

    we, Indians and people of poor nations seem to be very fragile, but strong enough to live through the hardship.. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,063 Points Kanav Justa (1/17/2014 6:36:00 AM)

    A mind so fragile
    but yet so strong , , , ,

    short poem but well written, , , (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 108 Points Maria Goodison (1/17/2014 12:42:00 AM)

    Short but strong enjoyed it, sometime you can say more without saying anything. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,175 Points Valerie Dohren (1/15/2014 12:46:00 PM)

    Like love and hate, fragility and strength go hand in hand. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,873 Points * Sunprincess * (1/14/2014 7:16:00 PM)

    ....the mind is one beautiful creation...as well as technology....a thought from your mind can come to me almost instantly...great write... (Report) Reply

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