Ted Sheridan


A Junkie's Lament Over Having Been An Opportunist Like Cleopatra - Poem by Ted Sheridan

Her life had always been one in which a door would close
And another door or two would open...
Today she awoke and sighed with defeated weakness....
Pale and mortally exhausted by her diseased beliefs
Not even a window of opportunity was to open
For as is with everything in life....
She had reached the very end....
Beyond which she herself had believed nothing existed
All doors to her tomb had now been sealed___


(2007)


Comments about A Junkie's Lament Over Having Been An Opportunist Like Cleopatra by Ted Sheridan

  • (11/7/2008 10:16:00 AM)

    this is really good. there is tension and passion. that was from the heart right? (Report)Reply

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  • (6/8/2007 1:40:00 PM)

    Tight, disciplined and penetrating work Ted. First class in all departments. Best, jim (Report)Reply

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  • Elysabeth Faslund (6/6/2007 7:41:00 AM)

    This should be on the way to a major journal for publication! Two voices heard crystal clear, in one poem. Amazing, simply incredible. You've done it! xxxElysabeth (Report)Reply

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  • (5/31/2007 7:51:00 AM)

    From whos born no traverler returns puzzles the will. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, March 4, 2011


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