Michael Shepherd Hope Poems

1.
0431 You Couldn'T Make It Up... I Hope...

Off the coast of California
where else
hornyhead turbot
and there's a name for a start
...

2.
0022 A Dickinsonian Ode To Hope

Hopes – that soar –
like kites in wind -
above the truth –
with wishes – twisting
...

3.
! A Message Of Hope

to the joyless:
it’s out there
somewhere
...

4.
! Joy Enjoyed With Or Without Hope...

Joy
gets a bad press
from poets and divines –
...

5.
There's Hope For Hypocrites...

Yes, there’s hope for hypocrites –

hypocrite poets, who write
from the goodness of their hearts
...

6.
! ! Hope And Light, And Love

You – whose inner strength, I always think
to be the greater than my fluctuating own –
ask, only half humorously, as
business, family support, collapses all around,
...