Report Abuse Home > Poetry > Haiku > Memo to a Beater Memo to a Beater By Mckay, Somewhere, VA More by this author the permission to hit me? I don’t remember… « Previous article More by this author Next article » Join the Discussion This article has 14 comments. Post your own! Report abuse OldYoungOne said... May 10, 2013 at 2:36 pm: Hmm it similar to mine. The subject I mean. Mckay replied... May 10, 2013 at 2:49 pm : Yeah, that's true.Yet yours was better. Report abuse OldYoungOne said... May 10, 2013 at 2:32 pm: hmm same theme as mine huh? nice Mckay replied... May 10, 2013 at 2:45 pm : Didn't really think about that till now. Thanks for reminding me. Albeit, I do remeber you getting the Editor's Choice. I didn't. :( Oh well. Thanks anyway. Report abuse Laugh-it-Out said... May 6, 2013 at 5:53 pm: WOW! Another amazing haiku Mckay! And no, I am not just saying that: I actually love this. I love how it is in question format, it makes the poem feel much more personal, and i think that is why it probably resonates with so many people. Really, the emotion in this piece is tangible and if i weren't in such a happy mood, it would have brought have tears to my eyes. Beautiful job! I mean, I don't know you but I have a lot of respect and admiration for your poetry because it not only tells... (more ») Mckay replied... May 9, 2013 at 1:38 pm : Thank you so much, Liv. Sorry for taking so long to say this. Been busy busy busy. But I promise never to be busy enough to not thank someone, especially you, for reading and commenting on my work. And yes you can have signed copy of my book; that is, if I ever get published. But you have to do the same for me, when you're published. And yes, my poetry is therapy to me; and I hope it's power and truth to those who read. And that they embrace the message—the good not the bad bittern... (more ») Laugh-it-Out replied... May 11, 2013 at 12:25 pm : Your welcome! Really great work as always. I have two new peices pending, oh and thanks for checking out I'll Show You The Way, and How The World Began, it means a lot when people look at my work. Brilliant job, as always. Keep rockin and writing Mckay ;) Mckay replied... May 14, 2013 at 3:17 pm : The feeling's mutual. Can't wait for your new work. Thanks for telling me. I'll be on the look out. Report abuse Krasota said... May 4, 2013 at 7:19 pm: Wow...this is just so powerful here. Mckay replied... May 5, 2013 at 6:51 pm : Wow....Thank you. I didn't think someone would think that this is powerful. Thank you, Krasota. Krasota replied... May 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm : No problem :D Definitely marking this amongst my favorites. Mckay replied... May 9, 2013 at 1:38 pm : Wow, thanks, Krasota. Glad you love it that much. Thanks. Report abuse CandlelightWarrior said... May 4, 2013 at 1:59 pm: Very deep and meaningful. I'm much into haiku but this certainly made me think Mckay replied... May 5, 2013 at 6:50 pm : Couldn't have asked for anything better from anyone. I'm glad this poem had that effect on you. Thank you, CandlelightWarrior. Cool name by the way.