Ted Sheridan

*a Devoted Gardener Of Love And Beauty

I looked upon her beauty as a flower
I hesitated to pinch her from her stem
Instead I planted myself next to her
Where I too have flourished in a sense…..

Dedicated to my wife

2008 ©TS

Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
Poem Edited: Sunday, July 20, 2008

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  • Noreen CardenNoreen Carden (12/9/2014 4:57:00 AM)

    A beautiful love poem Ted I love the idea of you planting yourself next to her.

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  • Rachel Ann Butler (9/17/2009 5:29:00 PM)

    I looked upon her beauty as a flower

    Rachel Ann Butler

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  • Obinna Eruchie (5/15/2009 3:41:00 PM)

    a love poem with metaphor. its meaning is rich.

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  • Kamil Michnicki (5/9/2009 5:31:00 PM)

    Very cute. I get the picture of someone strolling through a meadow and being stopped by a lovely flower, not plucking it but instead sitting next to it in order to continue enjoying it.

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  • Kale Beaudry (4/15/2009 11:38:00 PM)

    Moving. I understood and related to this one quite well; I enjoyed its message. Your use of metaphor is flawless here.

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  • Thomas Coltrin (4/15/2009 12:56:00 AM)

    i expected it to be longer haha lol..............i love it..........=]

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  • John Lyday (4/8/2009 6:33:00 PM)

    Lovely sentiment without being sappy. Good use of metaphor.

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  • Randy Hogan (4/8/2009 3:35:00 PM)

    This poem is short,
    And so beautiful.
    But they are no words
    no one could ever add to it.
    From the beginning to end
    Your love is so true to Her.
    Its a master piece of Her Love
    much respect I give you for that

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  • Paige S (4/6/2009 5:54:00 PM)

    That is very lovely. Short and sweet, altogether enjoyable. Stick to poems like this, the ones that have a message and a meaning.

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  • Hamid Kareem (4/3/2009 6:26:00 AM)

    this is a very beutiful poem that left no space for missed words or unsaid feelings.... its lll put togther in fopur lines.... realll beutiful poemmm..love it

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  • James Papastamos (3/22/2009 1:32:00 PM)

    Very rich in imagery and metaphor. Short poems are the hardest to write, but you managed to pack it in as few lines as possible. Well done

    James Papastamos

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  • Eddie Roa (2/28/2009 5:04:00 AM)

    an expression of love uniquely said. love your verse.

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  • Allen StebleAllen Steble (1/4/2009 10:30:00 PM)

    beautiful four verses, why pick a flower si it dies quicker, plant yourself next to that flower and grow together, excellent piece :)

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  • Andrew BlakemoreAndrew Blakemore (12/29/2008 4:24:00 PM)

    A beautiful verse Ted and so tenderly written. Best wishes, Andrew

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  • Darlene Perry (12/29/2008 1:49:00 PM)

    Ted,
    Wow, you truly have a gift.
    Thanks for sharing!

    Darlene

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  • Samuel Pennell (12/16/2008 11:18:00 AM)

    Mr Sheridan-excellent poem! ! I am truly in awe of your poetry, I really mean it, I've come to your pages more than once, sometimes I feel as though I'm reading a renowned poet who is taking his place alongside ee cummings etc. No kidding. You are an inspiration to me, and I hope to be writing the pieces you are writing when I am your age!

    Please check out my poems as well!

    Samuel Stuart Pennell

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  • Bonnie Collins (11/26/2008 9:19:00 PM)

    Oh this is so powerfull with so little words! ! This is a 10 for sure..... Very sweet and it hit my heart..

    Bonnie

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  • Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (10/12/2008 3:45:00 PM)

    Short and sweet and it packs a whallop! ! ! And in the top 500 I can see why.

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  • Asawari Savarikar (10/3/2008 12:01:00 PM)

    I think this was the best way to emote ur feelings in only 4 lines you toched the hearts.

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  • Sadiqullah KhanSadiqullah Khan (9/17/2008 4:16:00 AM)

    wonderful poem, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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