Mike Finley

Rookie (July 4,1950 / Flint, Michigan)

Biography of Mike Finley

Mike Finley poet

In the 1970s I was a much-published young poet. But I have since gone into hiding.

http: //mfinley.com/booklist2.htm

Mike Finley's Works:

The Movie under the Blindfold (Vanilla Press,1976)
Home Trees (Minnesota Writers Publishing House,1976)
Water Hills (Salthouse Press,1985)
Looking for China: Selected Poems (Kraken Press,1986)
70 Years Behind the Plough: More Selected Poems (Kraken Press,2005)
The Orchard (Richard Stephens Press,2007)

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The Spot

Stars, ignore the crimes occurring
like catfights under the windows.

Sometimes we're ashamed
of what goes on in the alley,
the things we overturn
and track into the house.
If we were cats we'd know
when to move on.

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