Marilyn Shepperson

Rookie (4th September 1949 / Hounslow. Middx)

Marilyn Shepperson Poems

81. Miserable Christmas 12/5/2008
82. A Mouse 2/20/2009
83. Dark Soul 4/29/2009
84. Leave Now, While You Can 5/21/2009
85. Presumed Innocent 7/20/2009
86. Visions 7/20/2009
87. Views On The World Today 8/4/2009
88. The Witch 8/26/2009
89. The Star Wish 10/13/2009
90. Betrayal 1/18/2010
91. Gone Forever 1/18/2010
92. The Spiral 5/26/2009
93. The Swift Day Part 2 4/5/2007
94. The Swift Day Part 4 4/5/2007
95. Dungeon, Fire And Sword 9/2/2006
96. Magpies 10/4/2006
97. In A Dungeon 10/4/2006
98. Life 4/19/2007
99. Stress 6/19/2007
100. The North Wind Came To Town 8/17/2006
101. The Sea And The Cliff 10/13/2011
102. The Hidden Garden 5/15/2008
103. The Trapped Soul Part 1 11/23/2006
104. Brotherhood Of Man 10/6/2006
105. City Under The Sea 9/27/2006
106. The Highwaymen 9/15/2006
107. My Week 8/7/2006
108. Frosty Night 1/12/2009
109. On Approaching 60 6/1/2009
110. My Sandwich 9/11/2006
111. After The Rain 9/25/2006
112. Dreamweaver 9/27/2006
113. Smugglers 9/29/2006
114. Wintertime 9/29/2006
115. Wreckers 10/2/2006
116. Ashes 10/2/2006
117. Unreal Girl 9/27/2006
118. Shadows 9/28/2006
119. Stonehenge 9/27/2006
120. The Hot Summer Is Over 9/28/2006
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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