Michael Shepherd Poems

Hit Title Date Added
411.
Snow

412.
0371 Reading Behind The Lines

So if it makes you feel great,
OK, go ahead -
as long as you're making yourself more attractive
for me, not your next husband...
...

413.
0199 Constantinople

Two sisters separated soon after birth
one dark-haired, one fair, both beautiful, with shining eyes
run towards each other, eagerly, yet shyly, wonderingly,
from the two ends of a bridge
...

414.
Haiku-Ish For Cm

415.
0152 Ecology Needs A Fine Balance

416.
0287 Ars Poetica

A poem should be -

stop right there, chum. You’ve hit
the target in four words.
...

417.
! On A Wing And A Prayer

Icarus
has had a bad press
throughout history
as some sort of moral metaphor
...

418.
0195 Autumn Gardener

Gathering rosebuds with my rake;
the wooden tines scraping
over the gravel path
bringing a token of order
...

419.
Found Poem 2

The only function of economic forecasting
is to make astrology look respectable.

The key to immortality is first
...

420.
The Sadness Of This Afternoon

The sadness that, this afternoon,
pours over me, settles
like a dark cloud, watched
as it descends, inexorably,
...