Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

! A Poem For Samuel

Poem by Michael Shepherd

Who is that man who calls you ' a nobody'?
Oh, he's nobody.

Who is that man who says 'You're really somebody'?
Watch him carefully.

Who is that man who calls you 'everybody'?
He is a poet. Listen to him.


Comments about ! A Poem For Samuel by Michael Shepherd

  • thandiwe (6/21/2020 6:09:00 AM)

    Add a comment.great(Report)Reply

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  • Fay SlimmFay Slimm (8/21/2008 8:54:00 AM)

    The true poet writes to the imagination of the ~Everybody - Thank you for reminding us in such a novel way Michael.(Report)Reply

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  • Tom J. Mariani (11/1/2007 2:17:00 PM)

    You are someone worth reading!(Report)Reply

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  • Duncan Wyllie (4/15/2006 3:32:00 PM)

    Dear Micheal
    I had to read this twice and i'm glad that I did, it was such a deep and meaningful piece and you have a really interesting viewpoint on life, I love the type of thinking that reaches outside the box, Brilliant Love Duncan(Report)Reply

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  • Carolynn Shaw (7/15/2005 11:47:00 PM)

    Michael,
    ahhhhh a philosophers perspective, well done.

    Regards,
    Carolynn(Report)Reply

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  • Samuel Nze (4/8/2005 12:49:00 PM)

    Winks, my dearest Shepherd; I love this poem with all my heart, and I love you too for writing it. Thank you and God bless you.(Report)Reply

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  • dissatified exmember (2/1/2005 2:42:00 PM)

    very profound. BUT what if the poet is somebody who is nobody? hehehe(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 28, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, October 5, 2007