Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Amen, Hot Hep Heptameter - Poem by Michael Shepherd

vandals in their silent sandals sift the sands of time;
with fire and sword, hide hideous hoard of past poetic crime; and
better far, with metaphor they banish vanish'd rhyme;
and curse all verse banal or worse: their aim, the same -sublime.

Comments about Amen, Hot Hep Heptameter by Michael Shepherd

  • (1/3/2006 10:36:00 AM)

    very well done - you have a good ear! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (1/3/2006 9:34:00 AM)

    An experiment with seven-foot verse. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 3, 2006

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