Marilyn Shepperson

Rookie (4th September 1949 / Hounslow. Middx)

Marilyn Shepperson Poems

1. February 5/19/2003
2. Deep Delven 5/19/2003
3. The Dragon 6/13/2003
4. The Unseen Companion 8/2/2006
5. You Passed The Time 8/3/2006
6. An Answer 8/3/2006
7. The Dream? 8/4/2006
8. Why 8/7/2006
9. Childhood Is Past 8/7/2006
10. An Ode To Fred 8/30/2006
11. Vengeance 8/30/2006
12. Sod's Law 8/31/2006
13. Pandora's Box 9/1/2006
14. Autumn Evening 9/2/2006
15. Odd 9/2/2006
16. Strange 9/2/2006
17. The Suburban Fox 9/3/2006
18. The Super Rat 9/3/2006
19. In The Mood 9/4/2006
20. Still Waters / Early Morning 9/4/2006
21. The Fly 9/11/2006
22. My Message In A Bottle 9/12/2006
23. A Prayer To The West Wind 9/12/2006
24. The Deserted House 9/13/2006
25. The White Farmhouse 9/13/2006
26. Aber Falls 9/14/2006
27. The Pigeon In The Mountains 9/14/2006
28. The Cave 8/8/2006
29. There's Hope Yet 8/8/2006
30. The Nightly Menace 8/10/2006
31. Scrooge 8/25/2006
32. Today 9/15/2006
33. What Am I? 9/15/2006
34. Biting 9/18/2006
35. Everyday Misery 9/18/2006
36. In Praise Of Scotland 9/18/2006
37. The Lane 9/18/2006
38. What Happens? 9/18/2006
39. Old Eddie 9/19/2006
40. A Nightmare? 9/20/2006
Best Poem of Marilyn Shepperson

Killing Fields

The fighting is over, the battle is won
Overhead the crows are gathering
The dead lay like a grisly carpet
Those not dead groan or cry and pray softly
Worst of all is the heart rending whimpering
Of men knowing they are about to die and are afraid
The victors celebrate in the great hall
With drink and food in plenty
Raising glasses to the glorious dead
What's glorious about it?
The losers, in chains, sit bemused
Trying to work out where they went wrong
Exhausted horses in the stables
Stand with heads hanging low
To tired to eat, barely able to ...

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The Unseen Companion

I walked along the narrow alley
It walked along behind me
When I stopped, it stopped too
Yet like an echo, I had heard
Every footfall it had made

I waited in the darkened room
It waited there behind me
If I held my breath, it held its' too

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