Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

! ! Eh? ! - Poem by Michael Shepherd

Going deaf
is such a curse.
Yet my listening's better -
'cos my hearing is worse.

Will it improve
my writing verse
if my listening's better
though my hearing is worse?

But, on the bright side - I'm
truth's creditor, not debtor:
my hearing's worse
but my listening is better...


Comments about ! ! Eh? ! by Michael Shepherd

  • (3/16/2005 9:48:00 AM)

    thanks for the yuk, Microsoft. my hearing's shot too. but my one good eye was glad to take this in.

    Jake
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  • (3/13/2005 4:14:00 PM)

    I meant...'and extremely well written'
    Rusty
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  • (3/13/2005 4:13:00 PM)

    I always find your work pertinent, but extremely well written.

    Rusty
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  • (3/13/2005 3:33:00 PM)

    Nice poem. Nice to see some talent is still being used to write poetry here! Sincerely, Mary (Report)Reply

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  • (3/13/2005 3:03:00 PM)

    Nice one, Michael. I love the whimsical nature of this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/13/2005 2:51:00 PM)

    Thats pretty much the way it goes. One lot of senses start to fail and another gets stronger.

    Very Nice. I like this.

    MM
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 13, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, October 9, 2009


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