Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

0211 Infinite Riches In A Little Room Unquote - Poem by Michael Shepherd

In but a few years' time
when every poet and their critic
has the internet on their videophone
we can relieve ourselves
of our mutual antipathy
as demonstrated on poemhunter
shit-quick
and face to face
by taking to the smallest room

and standing on our dignity
though seated
call up without fear
of logorrhoea
and take the piss
out of each other
and having relieved ourselves
quick as a slash
arise
undeterred and
flushed with victory

thus
leaving more time
for rhyme
or for better or worse
free verse


Comments about 0211 Infinite Riches In A Little Room Unquote by Michael Shepherd

  • (4/16/2006 5:05:00 PM)


    very clever mister sheperd, word perfect and precise just like a poem should be

    elvis
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  • (4/16/2006 12:36:00 PM)


    A clever funny poem! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 16, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, July 14, 2006


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