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David McDonald

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"I have written all my life in one way or another, my passion for poetry has never waned and it is my greatest passion still. A wasted youth and an Eighteen year Military career gave me a dearth of material and emotion on which to draw. I am disabled both Physically and Emotionally and that impedes my work, a restricted short term memory does cause difficulties and my grammar suffers for it, indeed I try to draw strength from it. Having written Six books of poetry dealing with Military life my romanticised soul is now free (well sort of) to indulge and I am writing with other passionate emotions of Love, Lust and Life, I have also begun writing Novels wh
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David McDonald Guess i don't, i suffered damage to my cognitive abilities during my last stroke so i really don't publish anymore as i can't write anything worthy.

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Guess i don't, i suffered damage to my cognitive abilities during my last stroke so i really don't publish anymore as i can't write anything worthy.

I do still write but only for therapy.(less)
David McDonald You get to tell a story which you have invested in, whether it be by life, ambition or fantasy it is an expression of yourself.
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Enlightenment (The Magic Ma...

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A Heart Without Words

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There Are No Unwounded Sold...

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I Never Raised My Son to Be...

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Every Soldier Needs a Soul

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Emotions in Motion

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The Lost Century

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Peltar and the rainbow knight

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A Heart With Wounds

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Trench Talk

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“Words in a poem are like petals on a flower, only together, in the right position, at the right time are they seen as they should be.”
David McDonald

“Enjoyment of literature is achieved only by reading without expectation but with anticipation.”
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“A Queens Shilling

A Queens shilling taken in faith, service given without question
Comrades fallen in foreign fields, now I return home again
Parades and medals a countries thanks, crowds cheering looks of respect
Now I sit upon a cold pavement, broken and lost a victim of neglect”
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