Michael Shepherd

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0340 Leaping From The Psychiatrist's Couch - Poem by Michael Shepherd

They warned me that deafness
would turn me in on myself,
make me suspicious and sour...

but since my psycho called me
'a bunch of new roses' today
I feel just great. There's nothing like
a compliment from an expert
to cure depression. What a poetic mind!

Comments about 0340 Leaping From The Psychiatrist's Couch by Michael Shepherd

  • (6/5/2005 7:52:00 PM)

    Years ago a shrink told me there was nothing wrong with me, i believed him
    but after reading this, i might have to go back

    regards allan

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 5, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 15, 2006

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