Michael Shepherd Poems

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181.
Hair Raising

The fun thing about being dead
is the haunting. Revenge. It's Payback Time Whoo Hoo.
I'm updating my Visiting Book,
adding some, crossing off a few
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182.
0283 A Poet Condescends

It has been brought to my notice
that a review by you of
my latest book of writings
(the term ‘poem’ suggests
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183.
0015 The Couple On The Station Platform

There’s this couple
they’re standing there, not close enough
to be about to kiss and separate,
one for the train, the other
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184.
! Mind My Heart

Oh it's so difficult
to love the frugal

the heart
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185.
Have A Good Gruntle

'You're the most ept, ert, choate and dolent person I know -
how do you manage it? '

'Excuse me...? ? '
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186.
0163 Gratitude

It's a curious time of year -
one day warm and sunny, mild,
the next cold and rainy;
one night frosty, the next night mild;
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187.
! Massive Love Poem

I want everyone to know

yeah?
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188.

When heavy hangs the soul - if soul there be
in such a state of abject loneliness -
and all Creation's steeped in misery
and all bad influences join life's mess,
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189.
Langston Hughes

I'd just like to put it down
in black and white,
Langston,
while it's there
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190.
! Tagore And The Cobra Of Illusion

Yes – we read the world wrong,
and say that it deceives us,
said Tagore…
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