Michael Harmon

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I began writing poems in my 6th grade class, when I was in love with my teacher, and discovered that appearing not to pay attention would land me in detention with her after school. However, my muse has been fickle: she stays for one year, then stays away for two.

Writing poetry seems to be like any other art, if you want to get better at it: ...

Michael Harmon Poems

1.
Book Of Leaves

It was an autumn project every year
when I was still too young to wonder why
I could not understand the reason for
collecting leaves to paste them in a book.
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2.
Remorse

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A job worth doing is worth doing well
echoed down from parents like a knell.
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