Michael Shepherd Poems

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1.
Love Love Love

Oh it's so easy to say -

'Give what you think you lack -
You feel unloved? Then give love, and love, and love...'...
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2.
! A Grief Ago

'There is no grief
which time does not lessen
or soften' -
so said Cicero, a man so often right;
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3.
! Metaphor

A pretty girl
is like a simile
and vice-a-versa
so I'd say
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4.
! A Wish

I'd like to write - like grown-up poets do:
with similes that span the universe,
that sparkle, crackle, dazzle, woo the mind;
and touch the heart with tender, swoony verse...
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5.
! Baby Love, Maybe Love

so there you are in
your pram or kiddikarria
nicely tucked up,
being talked to in that
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6.
! An Angry Poem About Peace

This is an angry poem.
About those weasel phrases
which blow like paper in the street
going nowhere,
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7.
! A Poet

He — or was it she?
was a child who said little
but walked, endlessly, just looking
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8.
! ! Love's Grammar Book

I love you.

That's it, really.
all there is to say.
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9.
! A Platonic Reminiscence Of A Great Lady

Someone mentioned your name yesterday
and I was silent

You loved goodness, you were goodness,
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10.
! A Poem For Samuel

Who is that man who calls you ' a nobody'?
Oh, he's nobody.

Who is that man who says 'You're really somebody'?
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