Dave Alan Walker

Gold Star - 4,533 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

The Forgotten Souls (Left To Die On The Streets Alone) - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

In a dream like world
in a dream like state
all that they have
is their skin and their bones

No lights no stars
no sound no sight
just blackened storms
in a turmoiled mind

These are the forgotten souls
left to die on the streets alone


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The pain that the long term homeless go through.

Comments about The Forgotten Souls (Left To Die On The Streets Alone) by Dave Alan Walker

  • Stephen W (1/11/2014 5:25:00 AM)

    Very well written indeed. (Report) Reply

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  • Ameya Deshpande Ameya Deshpande (1/6/2014 2:13:00 AM)

    very nice......love it very much (Report) Reply

  • marvin brato (12/27/2013 8:42:00 PM)

    Life is unfair....allows the fittest to survive and the least forgotten! (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (12/25/2013 11:10:00 AM)

    Beautiful and touching poem indeed. It's very true such people are there everywhere. Fantastic write. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • J.s. Shankar (12/23/2013 10:11:00 PM)

    This seems to acclaim the delusions of life where everybody oscillates between earth planet and nether world. And God also doesn't come to raise our souls. Well write Dave. Nice one... (Report) Reply

  • Smoky Hoss (12/19/2013 7:39:00 PM)

    You speak powerfully to us all, and for those, so many who do seem forgotten; let us hope, and do our part to help them feel not forgotten. Great words Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Rubab Atwal (12/18/2013 10:47:00 AM)

    a very touching and thoughtful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla Tirupathi Chandrupatla (12/18/2013 10:20:00 AM)

    Poignant lines presenting reality. Such people are found in all parts of the world. Great write. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes Paul Brookes (12/17/2013 3:49:00 PM)

    A great poem I wrote on called 'His Shoes' with a similar theme. Hope that there is some shelter this Christmas for the forgotten souls. I shall try and do my bit. Thanks for sharing BB: O) (Report) Reply

  • David Wood David Wood (12/16/2013 5:46:00 AM)

    The churches in Swansea open their doors overnight for the homeless to sleep in until March, we do this every year. Lovely reminder to us all who have homes. (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham Hazel Durham (12/15/2013 4:40:00 PM)

    Superb write expressed with sincerity and care for the forgottens souls of the streets! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren Valerie Dohren (12/14/2013 2:02:00 PM)

    A state of affairs that should not exist in the 21st century. Good write Dave. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, December 13, 2013


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