Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Filmscript For A Lonely Afternoon - Poem by Michael Shepherd

walks into deserted playground
indifferently, pushes memory-go-round

squeak creak
pauses. moves on


Comments about Filmscript For A Lonely Afternoon by Michael Shepherd

  • (5/26/2006 4:29:00 AM)

    Indifference. That's the real 'thing' isn't it. And a mood so well expressed and encapsulated. Oh, Michael - another 1st class piece. Is this becoming your usual style? (The catch-the-mood-in-brevity, I mean. Not the first class... that goes without saying) . (Report)Reply

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  • (5/20/2006 11:39:00 AM)

    The deserted playground a strong indication of emotion, well done... enjoyed the pause in the' memory- go- round, ' and reflected on a time where the pause meant a change of direction. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 20, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 28, 2010


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