Michael Shepherd Music Poems

1.
! ! Impressionism In Paint, In Music, In Words

To know the impossible to be impossible
and yet to love the attempt;
to demonstrate that beauty is eternal, yet
seen only in that moment now,
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2.
! Has Music Gone From Poetry?

Has music gone from poetry?
Words and music, still agree?
Dance and rhythm, song and laughter,
Do they echo, now, hereafter..?
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3.
! ! Is Music Mute The Poem's Ripened Fruit?

In a smart burnoose, Khadour looked on, amused;
it suited him, to pick the choicest fruit
from market stalls, comparing each with all
and, smiling, then point out the Eastern style
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4.
0406 The Summer Evening Music That Never Ended

It was such a warm summer evening
that the music that was promised us
after the evening meal, called to meet
the open air. I wondered, would it work,
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5.
! ! Has Music Gone From Poetry?

Has music gone from poetry?
Words and music, still agree?
Dance and rhythm, song and laughter,
Do they echo, now, hereafter..?
...

6.
0019 The Heart's Music

Is there music always in the heart?
Does it sing a fresh yet endless song?
There are times I'm sure it must be so.
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