Michael Pruchnicki

Michael Pruchnicki Poems

361. I Don'T Need No Stinking Rules 6/20/2009
362. Say Hello To Angela Carter 6/20/2009
363. Feel Lucky, Punk? Well, Do Ya? 6/20/2009
364. Persona And Me 6/21/2009
365. Why All The Fuss? He Said 6/21/2009
366. Where's Malvolio Today? 6/22/2009
367. Then We Dwelt On Sycamore 6/22/2009
368. Pity The Predator 6/23/2009
369. A Day In Dong Tam 6/24/2009
370. Starving Artist 6/24/2009
371. Soldiers Dust 6/24/2009
372. We Ain'T All That 6/24/2009
373. Concrete Images 6/24/2009
374. Concrete Street 6/24/2009
375. The Greatest Hoax To Come Down The Pike 6/28/2009
376. The Clock Fell Today 6/29/2009
377. Romping In Green Fields 6/30/2009
378. Submit A New Poem 7/5/2009
379. Scarlet Afternoon 8/2/2009
380. Morning Off Okinawa 8/2/2009
381. Brevity Is All 8/3/2009
382. Wayfarer In Denim 8/3/2009
383. Color Wheel Right Brain 8/4/2009
384. Autumn In The Offing 8/7/2009
385. Tableau In Verse 8/22/2009
386. Coffee Break 9/9/2009
387. Demon's Path 9/25/2009
388. We Walked In Ignorance 11/2/2009
389. Fragile As A Twee 12/9/2009
390. Double Nine Meditation 12/22/2009
391. Meditation 12/22/2009
392. Ninth Lunar Month 12/22/2009
393. Yomitan 12/22/2009
394. Ryukyu Meditation 12/23/2009
395. First Wednesday In Clarion 12/23/2009
396. Floy Floy 12/24/2009
397. Once Upon A Time 1/23/2010
398. A Trumpet Call 1/25/2010
399. Down Falls The Tyrant 1/25/2010
400. And Let Sweet Birds Sing 1/26/2010

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Best Poem of Michael Pruchnicki

38th Parallel

Once I lived in a village not far
from the thirty-eighth parallel
near Kaesong, in fact

The snow that February fell for days
blowing horizontally to the ground
hills and paddy fields filling with drifts

We lived, ten of us, in a hut
that smelled of kimchee and garlic
we huddled together on the warm floor

The sergeant in charge was from Chicago
a big-mouthed Irish guy from the South Side
he talked constantly about his gang back home

The North Koreans who ran the prison camp
grew to dislike the sergeant and our guys
we ate less and worked...

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In The Midnight Sun


Gusts of wild wind rampaging
Frigate plows through great seas
Screeching birds aloft scavenging
Deaf to the lads below decks

Near rocky shores threatening
Deckhands work to bring her about

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