Michael Kolb

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  • Judy Kolb (3/8/2014 6:37:00 PM)

    I found all three of these poems emotionally and intellectually stimulating. Words written well transport and help us feel. I felt as if I was inside Lincoln's Grief, looking out. It's concise wording and tight structure the mark of a good poem.

  • Judy Kolb (3/8/2014 6:21:00 PM)

    Words written well, transport, make you feel. I felt as if I was on the inside of Mike's poems, looking out. I enjoyed each poem, but found Lincoln's Grief with it tight concise structure, to be this poet's most powerful piece. All three of these poems were emotionally and intellectually stimulating.

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Best Poem of Michael Kolb

Cold War School

Waves of steam heat buffered us in cold war school
Hiss-ping, hiss-ping, sang the box of heat under the cold window panes

Mittens, rubber boots, and coats lined up like warriors
ready to die in a flash of light in cold war school

Metal lunch boxes- Flying Nun, The Beatles, Evil Knievel-
with thermos's of milk now luke warm and wax paper sandwiches left sad little faces with only the hope of a butterscotch krimpet to revive them, in cold war school

Teachers, with bee hives towering, dispensed only 'authorized' information so outdated that it creaked from loosely ...

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