Astralshepherd took this penname in 2003 and began
writing as a form of personal exploration.
What resulted was a series of personally difficult
poems but meaningful to many who read this poets work.

In 2006, Astralshepherd began reading these poems
aloud at open mic. sessions and to anyone who would
stop and listen.

A child of the 50's, a cancer survivor,
married with one daughter, this poet carries the voices
of more than six decades of life experience and
unique perspectives into a new millennium.

You can find many of Astralshepherd's poems at


Astral Shepherd Poems

The Preacher's Song

The preacher stood there strong and still
brilliant in a new day’s dawning
singing with hope’s bright emergence,
sweet songs into the morning air.... more »


i see the stars
at night
high in the heavens
i see jewels... more »

Summer Makes It So

when carousels spin happily
children’s faces shine bright with joy
calliope notes keep the time
and painted horses rise and fall... more »

Astral Shepherd Quotes

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