Morgan Michaels


Morgan Michaels Poems

1. Water 1/26/2012
2. The First Time 1/26/2012
3. The First Time Ii 1/26/2012
4. The First Time Iii 1/26/2012
5. Idol 1/27/2012
6. Idol Ii 1/27/2012
7. Epitaph Of A Stranger 1/28/2012
8. Doggerelle 1/28/2012
9. For Starters 1/28/2012
10. Hawk Revisited 1/29/2012
11. Hawk Revisited Ii 1/29/2012
12. Hawk Revisited Iii 1/29/2012
13. Nature 1/29/2012
14. Anatomy Of A Song 1/30/2012
15. The Ides Of May 1/31/2012
16. Then And Now 2/1/2012
17. Eustace Tilley In Heaven I 1/20/2012
18. Eustace Tilley In Heaven Ii 1/20/2012
19. Uprisings 1/21/2012
20. Aunt Fritzi I 1/22/2012
21. Aunt Fritzi Ii 1/22/2012
22. Briefs 1/23/2012
23. Edna 1/23/2012
24. When 1/23/2012
25. Little Different 1/24/2012
26. Hawk Iiii 1/24/2012
27. Dolphin Ii 2/1/2012
28. Juvenalia I 2/3/2012
29. Juvenalia Ii 2/3/2012
30. Unfinished 2/4/2012
31. The Cat Ii 2/5/2012
32. Never 2/6/2012
33. Hymn 2/6/2012
34. Take Ii 2/7/2012
35. Haiku 2/8/2012
36. Haiku 2 2/9/2012
37. Why? 2/9/2012
38. In The Bistro 2/12/2012
39. Little Ode 2/13/2012
40. The End Of All Questions I 2/15/2012
Best Poem of Morgan Michaels

The Ideal City

Consider this marvel of Renaissance wit:
The Ideal City, by Lucian Laurana-
See how the canny master contrived in it
To lead the eye along the polished piazza
Back to a single point on the far horizon
By dint of planes, formed ny the great arcades
Of noble pallazi, their window-lit facades
Tinted shades of gold and green and dun;
At center fore, a temple, double tiered
Whose coffered, greatly-pedimented doors
Are gained by a shallow flight of marble stairs;
All around, the whole is pillastered
By half-coluns crowned by leafy capitals
While over the ...

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You too, rich enabler, have slid into the gray of memory
with no captions and no forwarding address
convincing us that most lives lived before the fall of such
are mere decorations of themselves and therefore waste;
that only in life lived 'round the corner, in vacuity,
is truth, (always what we define it) makeable, so valid,
anyway, and truly affordable.
Still and all, of legacies chary, we've got to pay the bills.
We are well-worn trails, drinking small, Dutch beers from

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