Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Michael Shepherd Poems

361. ! ! Patanjali - For Alison 11/2/2008
362. ! ! On Being A Poet 7/11/2008
363. ! ! Meditation 8/6/2008
364. ! ! The God Who Talks To Children 7/31/2008
365. ! ! Today 4/16/2008
366. ! ! The Necessity Of Luxury 3/5/2008
367. ! ! In His Eyes, His Eyes 3/4/2008
368. ! ! The Guy In The Photograph 1/25/2008
369. ! ! On The Incredibly Subtle Art Of Walking 1/26/2008
370. ! ! To Elizabeth Bishop 2/12/2008
371. ! ! To Parents 2/27/2008
372. 0004 Love Lyric: When Everything Is Said... 12/19/2006
373. 0031 A Realist Film Set 12/28/2006
374. 0012 'Only One Life Was Lost In This Disaster'' 12/28/2006
375. ! E-Ssential Rap Gospel 'Tude 2/6/2007
376. ! A Poem Deconstructing Itself In Homage To Barthes And Derrida (For Wendy If She Can Decode It) 2/8/2007
377. ! ...Their Blackness... 1/20/2007
378. 0016 Weirdwords 11/2/2006
379. 0019 Shopping 11/2/2006
380. 0013 Pink Without Think 9/24/2006
381. A Pig Of A Cliché Day 9/25/2006
382. 0012 Re: Poem For Maryliz 8/24/2006
383. 0038 Underthings 8/22/2006
384. 0004 Lyric 3: Rosefall 9/3/2006
385. A Born Crook 9/14/2006
386. A Whispered Rant In Disguise 9/14/2006
387. 0120 A Tribute To James P., Poet 5/20/2006
388. 0203 Evensong 5/11/2006
389. 0221 Rain In May 5/16/2006
390. 0048 On First Reading Rilke 5/2/2006
391. 0299 Customs And Excise 4/26/2006
392. Ennui 4/27/2006
393. ! Oh Yes It Was 8/10/2007
394. ! The Life Or Death Question 9/8/2007
395. ! It's Time For A Little Timelessness 8/28/2007
396. ! Rain Is Never Blue 8/2/2007
397. ! Being Philosophic About It All 7/28/2007
398. ! The Girl Who Was A Waiter 7/24/2007
399. ! A Rainy Day Enjoyed 7/13/2007
400. ! In The Spirit Of Rumi - 51: Beyond Artifice 6/26/2007
Best Poem of Michael Shepherd

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...'...

On the other hand -
Do you have any better advice?

Read the full of Love Love Love

0197 Being In Mind

Poets seek in poems, a truth that's yet to be:
to catch those glories half-formed in the mind,
those tantalising visions which we see
for fleeting seconds; fear may never find

again; yet leave a presence in the air,
the evanescent substance of a dream,
like half-remembered, half-forgotten care,
but known to be more real than they seem;

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