Ted Sheridan

Ted Sheridan Poems

321. Love Poison 4/8/2008
322. Missing In Action Part 5 “no Hope, No Change, No Plan, Vote None Of The Above” 5/29/2008
323. Vichyssoise 10/25/2007
324. Kitchen Talk 1/2/2008
325. In The Name Of God And Country 1/12/2008
326. Death Of A Salesman 12/15/2008
327. Is There Incest In The Obama Family? 9/28/2008
328. Her Laundry List 2/9/2007
329. War Of The Dead 9/15/2007
330. Old Fart 5/15/2007
331. I Want More Than Anything To Live To Fight Another Day 2/4/2007
332. Kicking It Up Their Wazoo.... 1/26/2008
333. Capitalism Out Of Control 2/1/2008
334. The Prose And Cons Of Having A Cockroach As A Friend 9/4/2007
335. Lady Al Qaeda 9/7/2007
336. Rush Limbaugh Tosses Hat Into 2008 Presidential Elections 10/25/2007
337. Hemp Headed Epiphany 10/28/2007
338. Lola Plays Sharky For All The Money 11/8/2007
339. X Marks The Spot 11/10/2007
340. Cockroaches On Wheels 10/9/2007
341. Pottymouth Tinkles Like A Slow Bladder 8/30/2007
342. Beautiful People Tested By The Fire Of A Loving God 10/24/2007
343. Published Post-Its 12/27/2007
344. When A Blind Man Asks For Directions.... 12/28/2007
345. If The Shoe Fits Man Will Then Try To Silence The Tongue 11/24/2007
346. False Idols 1/30/2008
347. Snowing In Baghdad 1/11/2008
348. Wolves Bearing Flowers And Reciting Poetry 1/11/2008
349. Because Nothing Wants To Die… 1/20/2008
350. Is It Real? 1/6/2008
351. Dogtime 1/20/2008
352. I Live Next Door To A Madman 2/6/2007
353. Anti-Valentine 2/9/2007
354. My Apologies To Any Innocent Jackasses I May Offend 5/12/2007
355. The Reason I Drink......Is To Remember 3/17/2007
356. Fascist Drivers 3/18/2007
357. The All American Kitten Squad 6/1/2007
358. She Wants Me To Live Long Enough To Die Healthy 3/2/2007
359. Christ What Have I Gone And Done 8/27/2007
360. A Dipsomaniac's Drought Of Rational Thought 8/4/2007

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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