Ted Sheridan

Ted Sheridan Poems

121. That Sucking Sound One Hears 2/4/2007
122. The Genius Of Being A Dumb Animal (Like A Horse For Instance) 2/5/2007
123. The Garrulous Wind With Whom I Am Friends 2/5/2007
124. Fishing In The Office Pool 2/5/2007
125. Swimming Lessons In Life 2/5/2007
126. She Was An Editor Who Fancied Herself A Poet 2/5/2007
127. I Offer My Throat 2/5/2007
128. No Respect 2/9/2007
129. Pain = Pleasure? 2/9/2007
130. The Difference Between A Hero And A Zero 2/9/2007
131. Oral Enema For Potty Mouth 2/12/2007
132. Voodoo To You Too 2/12/2007
133. This Afraid Of Aging Thing Has Gone To Far! 2/13/2007
134. Ashes To Ashes 2/13/2007
135. Soap On More Than A Rope 2/13/2007
136. She Is An Aesthetic Cultivator Of Cannabis 2/13/2007
137. Current Affair 2/15/2007
138. Tin Cups Or Collection Trays..... 2/15/2007
139. Life Is But A Song 2/15/2007
140. Bottom Of My Wife And I'M Out.... 2/15/2007
141. Is Death A Beautiful Lady? 2/15/2007
142. She Gives Him A New Reason To Live Even If He Is Butt Ugly 2/15/2007
143. She Was A Hybrid Flower; I Was Only A Weed In Her Garden 2/16/2007
144. Organ Donor 2/18/2007
145. Giving Rosie A Ride On Constitution Street 2/18/2007
146. Peyote Dreams 2/18/2007
147. Any Good Pig Resents Being Called Chauvinist 2/18/2007
148. The Prayer Of Fear Or Why Can'T We Just All Get Along... 2/18/2007
149. There Is A Communist Under Her Bed 2/18/2007
150. My Love Is Forever The Critic 2/18/2007
151. For Whom The Toll Booth Tolls 2/23/2007
152. Inverse Functions Of Time And Space As They Apply To Coughing Up Phlegm 3/21/2007
153. Terrorist Have A Social Disease 4/6/2007
154. It All Comes Down To This 4/11/2007
155. Stranded On A Deserted Island In The Middle Of Miami 4/4/2007
156. Unlimited Long Distance For Under Thirty Dollars 5/12/2007
157. My Inner Room 5/30/2007
158. Haiku #1 (From This Is Sea World Orlando Another Wasteland) 5/31/2007
159. Have You See That Damn Commercial For Head On? 5/31/2007
160. First Maggots Then Flies....With Your Happy Meal 6/1/2007

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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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

Verbose Gibberish

It is the virtue of civility
that holds me in check
and keeps me from exposing
my privates
to just anyone
It is the decorousness of my youth
in direct proportion to my longevity
which protects me from revealing
my secret sauces

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