Michael Shepherd Poems

Hit Title Date Added
801.
0025 How Many Steps To God?

What are you looking at, this moment? ..
You can answer this question?
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802.
The Honest Man

The honest man, it's said,

does exactly as he says,
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803.
! ! S I M I L E

‘A golden evening; and we watched
the sun sink slowly below the horizon
like a golden dime
into a flaming jukebox’..
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804.
0078 Thanksgiving Day

A celebration of the grace
of the past, or
a celebration of the grace
of today?
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805.
Truth Is Stranger Than Friction

The joy of truth is
that it can be funnier,
crazier,
than fiction.
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806.
! ! This Peach My Teacher

This peach
that I’ve just eaten,
been graced by,
been blessed by,
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807.
0009 On Being Caned, Frequently

Ooh! Ow! ...I'm a victim! ...I've got a psychic scar! ...

not in my schooldays,
I have to say;
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808.
! F A T H E R

I gave my father seven years
of love unconditional

then in my eighth year
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809.
! On Rilke's Birthday,2007

and since then,
angels about their business
know we speak their name
more intensely; they, closer
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810.
! Saint Maximus At Prayer

Sometimes, it’s all humour –
a divine joke shared between gods and men,
a twinkle in the eye of the Creator…
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