Ted Sheridan

Ted Sheridan Poems

1. We Aren'T In Kansas Anymore 2/2/2007
2. He Used To Catch Fish But Now He Goes To The Market 2/5/2007
3. Verbose Gibberish 2/10/2007
4. Smoking Gun 2/12/2007
5. Peacemaker's Epigram 2/12/2007
6. The Best Cure For Curled Toes 2/13/2007
7. Virgins All Lie About Paradise 2/15/2007
8. An Unquenchable Thirst For Life And Loose Women 2/17/2007
9. Flowers Never Lie (Except While Telling The Truth) 2/18/2007
10. Hook Me Up To The Morphine Pump- Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death 2/18/2007
11. Warren Piece 2/16/2007
12. Santa And The Boogyman 3/17/2007
13. Weenie Nation 6/16/2007
14. There Is Less Urine In Mexican Beer Than Is In Your Tap Water...Or So They Claim 6/22/2007
15. The Mad Poet Get's His Wings 8/3/2007
16. When God Calls Upon Deaf Ears-Part In A Series Of Poems Leading To My Death 9/30/2007
17. We Were The Perfect Match....Once 10/6/2007
18. Gusseted Body Bags Of Love 10/6/2007
19. Someone Set The Cake On Fire 11/27/2007
20. God Bless The Child Who Has His Own Jungle Home 12/28/2007
21. Butterflies And Baby's Breath 1/5/2008
22. Ho Chi Minh Voyeur 1/6/2008
23. When God Gives You Nothing But Zombies...Open A Restaurant 1/13/2008
24. She's A Copy Writer 1/18/2008
25. Cashing In Those Frequent Flyer Miles 1/28/2008
26. Remorse Over Savings Spent 1/28/2008
27. The Environmental Cleansing Of Souls Where Birds Of A Feather Flock Together 1/30/2008
28. The Needs Of The Many... 2/9/2008
29. Superficial Dna 2/11/2008
30. Why There Are Serial Killers And Priest 2/11/2008
31. Not A Song By The Dave Clark Five (Bits And Pieces) 2/17/2008
32. Anniversaries Are For Old Fools Like Me 2/24/2008
33. Turn On The Lights So I Can Find It 2/26/2008
34. Society Of Friends 4/6/2008
35. Good Hair Days Ahead If Democrats Win 4/8/2008
36. Victory Is But A Compilation Of Improbabilities 4/9/2008
37. When Life Is For The Birds 4/11/2008
38. Utilizing His Second Amendment Rights To Own A Gun 4/12/2008
39. The Anatomy Of Cynical Criticisim 4/13/2008
40. Alternative Endings Available 4/14/2008

Comments about Ted Sheridan

  • Emancipation Planz (5/21/2013 3:26:00 AM)

    R.I.P. Ted Sheridan... you were a wonderful poet (and mentor / encourager) to me... and when you told me after Hxx passed that *you were not much longer for this world yourself*... your brain was a goody... and sorely missed you will be by me... within within is wit... and fondly I remember it now... till the *next meeting* within the aroha... remembrances...

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  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (10/24/2008 3:21:00 AM)

    your poems nerrate the natural truth.

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  • Amanda Lukas (4/9/2008 9:24:00 AM)

    A master of the art of sarcasm and wit, with pieces that both stir and charm the senses.

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  • Ivan Donn Carswell (10/25/2007 12:54:00 PM)

    Ted Sheridan's redeeming virtues like his writing talent are real, not virtual. He stepped free of poetic mediocrity through a singular style and unique turn of phrase - all without pretention or ostentation. What you see is what you get - real observations, wit, wisdom and an inimitable verve. Rock on Ted! Regards, Ivan

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  • Subbaraman N V (10/25/2007 1:08:00 AM)

    Fantastic! Deep thoughts and meaningful messages. Society needs such poets. Go strong, dear Ted!

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  • Anna Russell (8/30/2007 5:08:00 PM)

    Ahh...like a pint of ice cold Guiness in the middle of a heatwave. Or new shoes. Well, I might be exaggerating about that last one, but still, he a damned good poet - and a damned fine man to boot.
    Anna xxx

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  • Joseph Daly (8/10/2007 4:47:00 AM)

    It is said that first impressions can be decieving. I came late to Ted's writing because I was off-line for a while.

    Tara's comment says it all really.

    For me personally, I find a warmth to Ted's poems. They have a modern approach and yet are overflowing with emotion. His talent seems to be natural, but this is not meant to blind one to the fact that Ted is disciplined in his approach.

    Rarely have I seen sloppiness in Ted's works: his structures are fitting and no words seem to be wasted or put there for reasons of pretention.

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  • Cheryl Lynn Moyer-peele Cheryl Lynn Moyer-peele (7/14/2007 11:22:00 AM)

    Ted -

    Keep rocking the boat baby! ....And if that dog with his head on his paws ever starts his revolution, tell him I'm in!

    Another fan - Cheryl Moyer

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  • Tara very irritated with PH injustice (6/3/2007 8:57:00 AM)

    I love to read this mans work. Straight from the hip. Blunt. Poetic. Engaging. Erudite. Miss him, miss out. Perfect poet. And I wasn't even going for alliteration, just admiration. t x

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Best Poem of Ted Sheridan

*a Devoted Gardener Of Love And Beauty

I looked upon her beauty as a flower
I hesitated to pinch her from her stem
Instead I planted myself next to her
Where I too have flourished in a sense…..

Dedicated to my wife

2008 ©TS

Read the full of *a Devoted Gardener Of Love And Beauty


She speaks of the old me....
the me that was always
fun and kept her laughing for hours
the man with whom
she fell in love
that man
the old me....
not this me....
The one she claims

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