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Poetry

An updated-as-they’re-published compendium of Mike’s poetry.

memory

September 12, 2014

eight years gone, my son you seem so young and I feel so old the pain is no longer acute […] [continue…]

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haiku

April 10, 2014

I am the haiku a NaPoWriMo refuge once a noble art

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eyes

April 9, 2014

I am the mom who wheels her son in his custom chair up the hill to the playground   I […] [continue…]

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oak

April 8, 2014

for years, I have looked up to wonder how high that mighty oak stretched daydreamed about climbing to its top […] [continue…]

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Benediction

April 6, 2014

One of my habits at church is to write flash-poetry for the closing benediction, attempting to incorporate the ideas expressed […] [continue…]

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confidence

April 5, 2014

it’s the same air same field same coach same kid but something is different sitting out the second quarter, she […] [continue…]

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sync

April 5, 2014

standing here, and now overlooking a playground filled with our seven children (one on ahead, one on the way) pulled […] [continue…]

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stillness

April 3, 2014

the loud lady leaves the restaurant far too soon missing the quiet that fills her wake people speaking with restraint […] [continue…]

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