Marilyn Shepperson

Rookie (4th September 1949 / Hounslow. Middx)

Marilyn Shepperson Poems

41. Winter 9/27/2006
42. Messages 9/27/2006
43. Hell 9/27/2006
44. Dreary 9/27/2006
45. Long Ago 9/28/2006
46. Future Or Not 9/28/2006
47. Within The Castle 9/28/2006
48. The Boatman 9/28/2006
49. New Island 9/29/2006
50. Rainbow 10/2/2006
51. Escapee 10/2/2006
52. City Of York 10/2/2006
53. Cosmic Thoughts 10/3/2006
54. Late Autumn 10/3/2006
55. Don'T Drink And Drive 10/4/2006
56. Us Two 10/5/2006
57. Homecoming 10/12/2006
58. The Ectasy Of Gold 10/6/2006
59. Delete 10/6/2006
60. Fear 10/20/2006
61. The Trapped Soul Part 2 12/6/2006
62. The Trapped Soul Part 3 12/20/2006
63. Voice Upon The Wind 12/20/2006
64. Dragon Prows 3/8/2007
65. March 3/8/2007
66. The Swift Day Part 1 4/5/2007
67. The Swift Day Part 3 4/5/2007
68. Heroes 4/5/2007
69. Dreamscape 6/14/2007
70. I Long For You 2/15/2007
71. My Lady 10/12/2007
72. A Miracle, Please 12/7/2007
73. Dilemma 2/14/2008
74. Like The Sword Of Damocles 2/22/2008
75. Holiday Memory 2/28/2008
76. Man, Angel Or Demon 3/12/2008
77. Strange Shelter 4/4/2008
78. Afterwards 4/14/2008
79. Your Personal Demon 4/21/2008
80. A Shallow Stream 5/7/2008
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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