Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

0399 The Day You Went - Poem by Michael Shepherd

The day you went,
the first primrose appeared
as if it didn't know.

The day you went,
the blackbird sang
as if no-one had asked it to be silent.

The day you went
the bees foraged
as if it were a day like any other.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 24, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 15, 2006

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