Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

! How Long? - Poem by Michael Shepherd

How long
may a heart stay bruised
before it starts to bruise

How long
may a heart stay vulnerable
before it grows a strength?

How long
must a heart wait
for another love?

How long
it seems

How long?

Comments about ! How Long? by Michael Shepherd

  • john tiong chunghoo (3/20/2005 10:34:00 AM)

    this haiku inspired by your lines:

    watching romance movies/he becomes the hero/in each
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, October 5, 2007

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