Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Comments about Michael Shepherd

  • Rookie - 81 Points Virginia Helena Guarddon (2/18/2015 1:49:00 PM)

    Thank you @Michael Shepherd! I appreciate it!

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  • Rookie - 81 Points Virginia Helena Guarddon (2/12/2015 12:16:00 PM)

    Great job!

  • Rookie Kaylyn Brown (12/18/2012 7:32:00 PM)

    Can anyone tell me a site that i can go to to show others my poems?

  • Veteran Poet - 1,454 Points Dan Reynolds (3/7/2012 7:24:00 AM)

    R, I, P, Michael. Your life made a difference.

  • Rookie - 2 Points melissa mundy (1/26/2008 9:32:00 AM)

    beautifully worded, graceful, harsh, yet so very soft...

  • Rookie Alancia Lebogang Mogorosi (9/8/2007 6:28:00 AM)

    great job, make me love poetry even more

  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (6/22/2007 7:26:00 AM)

    And the more I read the more I love.... t xxxxxxx

  • Rookie Mo. (6/21/2007 1:55:00 PM)

    ''Respect''
    Great Job! !

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (9/14/2006 10:03:00 PM)

    Michael Shepherd is the Gandalf of this site, who reads and debates on the forum with wisdom, wit and warmth. He is a master wordsmith with a lifetime of experience. His poetry is interesting and recognizable and often beautiful. He has charm, style and irreverence and an overwhelming spirit of love and acceptance. Michael Shepherd is my hero and I salute him.

  • Rookie - 0 Points Scarlett Treat (9/7/2006 7:36:00 PM)

    My nickname for this beloved friend is Grandfather Wisdom, GW for short. Michael is truly a man among men, with a deep technical knowledge of poetry, and with the heart to go along with that wisdom, and a wicked sense of humor.

    Knowledge, heart, humor - what more could a person ask for in a writer? Nothing but a man like Mike! !

Best Poem of Michael Shepherd

Love Love Love

Oh it's so easy to say -

'Give what you think you lack -
You feel unloved? Then give love, and love, and love...'...

On the other hand -
Do you have any better advice?

Read the full of Love Love Love

0197 Being In Mind

Poets seek in poems, a truth that's yet to be:
to catch those glories half-formed in the mind,
those tantalising visions which we see
for fleeting seconds; fear may never find

again; yet leave a presence in the air,
the evanescent substance of a dream,
like half-remembered, half-forgotten care,
but known to be more real than they seem;

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