Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 3,939 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

For All The Old Boxers (A Boxer's Heart) - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

As my feet pound
the six am road
my heart beats
to the sound of the bell

My mind flitters
to the punishment
I will have to take

God keep me safe
watch over me
my years may be many
but my heart is still young


Poet's Notes about The Poem

In training to box again, at 47 I might be pushing it a bit
but I won't be the first and I won't be the last to fight later in life.
It's something you can't switch off.

Comments about For All The Old Boxers (A Boxer's Heart) by Dave Alan Walker

  • Gold Star - 5,119 Points David Wood (5/4/2013 4:56:00 AM)

    Good luck Dave, the only bell I wait for is the one they ring at closing time! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 211 Points R.j. Wynn (5/1/2013 4:39:00 PM)

    Good luck Dave, wish I could train for something, can barely walk anymore yet I'm willing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013


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