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Poetry

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

Ten Years Gone

May 9, 2016

ten years ago tonight I sat, sleepless waiting to become a father times two it feels like at least twenty […] [continue…]

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genesis

April 30, 2016

the janitor of my elementary school had a secret constantly lurking in a short, wide hallway that connected the inside […] [continue…]

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feet

April 28, 2016

his friends were finding the enlightenment that running was not instrumental but inherent not a thing that led to something […] [continue…]

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embrace

April 23, 2016

if the air was at all warm he ran shirtless free flow of air all around not because he wanted […] [continue…]

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punt

April 23, 2016

so long since haiku I needed to Google it NaPoWriMo shame

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psycho-dynamic

April 21, 2016

the student, statuesque seemingly unconscious but appearances sometimes lie when the opportunity arises words pour forth glittering brilliance an advanced […] [continue…]

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fuel

April 19, 2016

when I gas up your car at bedtime on a Monday it’s not only because I want to or that […] [continue…]

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prayer

April 18, 2016

“God of heaven, we are people of earth. You know this, and you dwell among us, No stranger to our […] [continue…]

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restraint

April 17, 2016

Dad’s driver’s seat tutorial about the basics of soccer was interrupted by kind words from the kid his voice is […] [continue…]

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stuck

April 15, 2016

I sit in a pit of words a place of my own painstaking, longsuffering doing begun with the best of […] [continue…]

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