Poetry

 

Welcome to the home page for Michael's poetry.

 

Michael shares his insights and observations on a variety of topics, including coincidences, nature, romance, philosophy and spirituality.  Many of the items presented are a window into his personal experiences.

 

His style covers a spectrum of structure from meter and rhyme to prose parsed into phrases.  Be alert for subtle patterns such as the number of syllables per line.

 

Where possible, the creation date of a poem is provided.

 

One of Michael's poems, "Sri Ouroboros," has been used in a slightly modified form to illustrate a category of word play in Dave Morice's "The Dictionary of Wordplay," published by the Teachers & Writers Collaborative, New York, 2001.  The category is "Equivalency."

 

Several other of Michael's poems have been published:

 

"The Bird and the Breeze" in Dusting off Dreams, Quill Books, Harlingen TX, 1994

"Dew Stars" in River of Dreams, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1994

"Walks of Life" in Best Poems of 1995, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1995

"Samira" in Tomorrow Never Knows, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1995

"Running and Riding" in The Path Not Taken, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1996

"Step Right Up" in Best Poems of 1996, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1996

"Can't See the Far'est For the Trees" in Recollections of Yesterday, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1996

"Clothing my Eyes" in Best Poems of the '90s, The National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, 1996

 

Each of the poems in the volumes from The National Library of Poetry won an "Editor's Choice Award," given to poems "among the best 3% of all entries judged."

 

Each letter of the alphabet below marks a separate folder for poems whose titles start with that letter.  Poems whose titles start with a special character such as an apostrophe are in the folder labeled "&".

 

We hope you enjoy your journey as you wend your way through these worlds of words. 

 

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