michael hogan

Rookie - 130 Points (July 14,1943 / Newport, Rhode Island)

michael hogan Poems

41. Fallen Angels 4/25/2012
42. On Translating A Mexican Poet 4/25/2012
43. One Summer In Charleston 5/9/2012
44. Winter Solstice 12/23/2014
45. The Condor 4/25/2012
46. Spring 4/25/2012
47. Depression 5/9/2012
48. Love In A Time Of Alzheimer's 4/25/2012
49. Christmas Morning In Providencia 12/25/2013
50. 2380 Market Street 5/13/2012
51. Lovers You Have Known 2/28/2013
52. Two Different Things 5/9/2012
53. The Terrace, St. Tropez 5/9/2012
54. Arizona Moon 2/1/2014
55. Newport, The Fifties 4/25/2012
56. Ernest Hemingway,1961 4/25/2012
57. April In Mexico 5/9/2012
58. Poem On My 70th Birthday 7/14/2013
59. Dragons 6/17/2012

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  • Michael Hogan Michael Hogan (5/24/2017 5:52:00 AM)

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Best Poem of michael hogan

Dragons

In memoriam Francis X. Hogan (1913-1974)

On Sunday mornings in March my father
would take a homemade kite broad as his back
up the hill near Reeve's Farm.
This was how men learned of flight
he told me then.

Racing down that hill to catch the wind
where there was none to speak of,
the kite (gradually lifting) caught at last
on a thermal from the sea his running almost reached.
He told me breathless watching it rise:
The Chinese were the first.
They made them shaped like dragons
which in those days roamed the whole earth
free and ...

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Spring

Ice has been cracking all day
and small boys on the shore
pretending it is the booming of artillery
lie prone clutching imaginary carbines.

Inside the compound returning birds
peck at bread scraps from the mess hall.

Old cons shiver in cloth jackets

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