Ted Sheridan

Ted Sheridan Poems

241. A Perverse Logic Based On Bong Hits 2/2/2009
242. Suicidal Squirrels 1/5/2009
243. Dirt Nap 8/29/2008
244. Men Don'T Marry Strippers For The Conversation 2/9/2008
245. Unchaster 2/9/2008
246. The Hazards Of Being A Dad 2/10/2008
247. White Guilt 1/26/2008
248. Where The Rubber Hits The Road 1/24/2008
249. Dark Ages 1/18/2008
250. Nightmare On A Dead End Path To Hell 1/13/2008
251. Conscientious Objector 1/20/2008
252. Following The Queen's Rules On The Trapping Of Flies 1/5/2008
253. My Old Dog Named Puddles That Can'T Hold Her Water 1/5/2008
254. Why I Drink Cheap Wine 1/5/2008
255. Living With A Pimp 12/28/2007
256. Busy Signal In Heaven 12/28/2007
257. Birdie Daycare System 12/28/2007
258. Rabid Frog With Wart Lips-Pt In A Series Of Poems Leading To My Death 9/30/2007
259. Mersey Maggie Was Navigable By Oceangoing Vessels 9/1/2007
260. Zero Was Erased By A Fine Looking Ten 8/11/2007
261. His Goal Had Always Been To Out Live Senator Robert Byrd Who Was Thirty One Years His Senior 8/3/2007
262. Napoleon Complex And Compelled 8/27/2007
263. Most Good People Get To Die In Their Sleep / In Loving Memory Of Cedar Gay 8/30/2007
264. Reflections Of George Soros...Or George Orwell? 5/21/2007
265. Katie Couric Has Just Been Charged In The Murder Of Cbs Evening World News 3/19/2007
266. If Hell Exist It Can'T Be Hell Enough For Men Like Him 4/24/2007
267. Tiptoeing In The Cracks Where I Am Still Free 4/28/2007
268. Who Caught Whom...A Shameless Plug For Mr. Wiffle Lures 5/10/2007
269. Send Me A Note And Let Me Know You'Re Alright 2/16/2007
270. Is There A Doctor In Either House? (Washington Politics) 2/6/2007
271. The Devil Is A Lady 2/12/2007
272. Following Polaris With Eyes On The Back Of My Head 6/4/2008
273. America The Beautiful As A Second Language 5/29/2008
274. On Myself 6/6/2008
275. Exponential Functions 6/25/2008
276. Bad Der Zensur 6/27/2008
277. The Pros And Cons Of Marital Dependency 6/7/2008
278. Vindictive Little Propugner 7/12/2008
279. Peach Fuzz 7/12/2008
280. The Fetishes You Seek 7/13/2008

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

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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