Ted Sheridan

Ted Sheridan Poems

161. Liposucks 6/8/2007
162. Love Is A Non Sequitur 6/11/2007
163. I Will Be A Better Man Because Of It...(Horse Manure) 6/13/2007
164. Purple Haze Daze 6/19/2007
165. I Love Red State Women 6/19/2007
166. Give Me A Case Of Mexican Beer And A Pack Of Zig Zag 1.5's 6/22/2007
167. Necro Management 7/12/2007
168. Two Dead Withthree Injured In Cemetery Road Accident 7/22/2007
169. I'D Rather Have A Dream Then Live Out Their Nightmare 8/8/2007
170. Names You Seldom See Used In The Same Sentence 8/8/2007
171. Soclose 8/9/2007
172. The Rules Of Engagment As They Apply To A Chicken Little 8/9/2007
173. A Political Nursery Rhyme On The Blind Mice In America 10/6/2007
174. Loyal Lap Dogs Of The Left 10/19/2007
175. Being Of The World And Not In The World Has Its Share Of Peril 11/23/2007
176. Kool-Aid Bottled For Mass Consumption 11/24/2007
177. Prayers Of Perdition 12/6/2007
178. Kiss Of Certain Death 12/7/2007
179. The Adynamic Aspects Of Living Beyond Your Time 12/10/2007
180. Chicklets And Rum For The Holidays 12/19/2007
181. I swear I didn't know we were related 6/19/2007
182. Succotash 2/18/2007
183. What If The Lights Never Come Back On? 2/17/2007
184. When You Tell A Child The Dead Are Only Sleeping...It Turns Them Into Stephen King 2/16/2007
185. Water Works Wonders 2/12/2007
186. Thoughts Of An Abandoned Derelict 2/15/2007
187. Burnt Toast, Vietnam, The President Hung In Effigy 3/24/2010
188. Offshore Water Boarding 2/9/2009
189. Rod Mckuen Groupies 7/23/2008
190. Thou Shall Not Covet 6/30/2008
191. Living, Loving And Dealing With Alzheimer’s 6/6/2008
192. Poems That Are Trite, Childish And Overly Simplistic 4/9/2008
193. Praise God For Indoor Plumbing And More 11/27/2007
194. Raw Naked Feelings Revealed 12/2/2007
195. To You Who Declared Me Dead 12/10/2007
196. Soap On A Rope 4/30/2008
197. Stinking Thinking And Censorship 6/25/2008
198. Cheap Wine And Erotic Boat Rides 2/6/2007
199. Someone Hand God A Bar Of Soap To Wash Out My Filthy Mouth 6/20/2007
200. Cooking Up A Culinary Fantasy 6/4/2008

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.

  • 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

Smoking Gun

She kisses me with electronically
emailed but all too deadly kisses
She hugs me with caressing adjectives
and misplaced prepositions
She ties me up with my own
grammatical errors and misspellings
She finds me all to easy and willing......
Just like a bloodhound
she has followed my scent

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