Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

A Rose Is Only Until - Poem by Michael Shepherd

hold the camera
as the rose's petals
fall
one by
one
until.

backwards
film
the
run
Now

a minor miracle
of memory
in two dimensions
once three.

you.
I.

who
holds
t he camera
now?


Comments about A Rose Is Only Until by Michael Shepherd

  • (5/24/2005 11:04:00 AM)


    What a great idea in construct, Michael. And as I look backward at those who were in my camera's eye, I really understand this one.

    Raynette
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  • (5/20/2005 2:46:00 PM)


    You always make me think, Michael. Great free verse construction on this one. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 20, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, August 12, 2005


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