Collected Works by Robert Shroud


Over Ninety Entries - Life. Love. Play. Death. Stories. ...
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Over Ninety Entries - Life. Love. Play. Death. Stories. Inspiration. Romance. Avant-Garde.

The river runs dry.
The stone lies unturned.
Can an eagle soar with un-feathered wings?
Or does he attain only the illusion of height?
Fiendish transgressions litter the soul.
Opportunities floundered torment the spirit.
Flashes of self-induced hazes cloud the mind.
The light beckons, the darkness inhibits.
Inspiration stunted, words are elusive.
Typing it down as it flows from my mind.
Pausing to crack open a sunflower seed.
Realization dawns in the chewing of the same.
Need to plant more seeds inside,
that my feathers may grow.
Until the illusion of height is no more,
and I am again soaring with my kind.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781497412569
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/22/2014
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Based in New York, Robert Shroud peruses the interweaving passageways of his mind, soul and spirit. In these circumspections, he shakes loose life experiences, depths of emotions, spiritual connotations and burgeoning aspirations. Infused with a quirky sense of humor, the result is transformed into gritty, soulful, down to earth characters of imaginative intent.
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