Treasure Island

Dave Alan Walker

(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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • * 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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