Michael Dickman

(1975 / Oregon / United States)

Michael Dickman Poems

1. Dead Brother Super Hero 5/22/2015
2. Killing Flies 5/22/2015
3. Red Migraine 3/22/2016
4. Where We Live 3/22/2016
5. Dead Brother Super Hero 3/22/2016
6. Shaving Your Father's Face 3/22/2016
7. Translations 3/22/2016
8. My Autopsy (Excerpt) 3/22/2016
9. From The Canal 1/20/2015
10. From The Lives Of My Friends 11/28/2014
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From The Lives Of My Friends

What are the birds called
in that neighborhood
The dogs

There were dogs flying
from branch to
My friends and I climbed up the telephone poles to sit on the power lines dressed like

Their voices sounded like lemons

They were a smooth sheet
They grew

black feathers

Not frightening at all
but beautiful, shiny and
full of promise

What kind of light

is that?

The lives of my friends spend all of their time dying and coming back and dying and
coming back

They take a break in summer
to ...

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