Biography of Morgan Michaels
Morgan Michaels's Works:
'We Who Are Young'-poems
'The Museum Of The City Of....
The Ideal City-poems
Morgan Michaels Poems
I Wish I Were Young, Again
I wish I were young again with lotteries to win when it was always Spring and I could smell the exhaust
Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Happine...
In a screen of gold and aquamarine another day bites the dust.
My specialty is minding my own business. I can't help it, it's a choice. For example, I'm not really writing this. You, mind-reader, read it, nevertheless.
The Great Yogurt Hoax? Hmmm. Yogurt not so good for you now as you once thought- Soon we'll be told (by the experts) that anti-oxidants Pare years from your store of years;
What should his poet ask of Lord Apollo on his feast day, as the first wine flows darkly from the bowl? Sardegnian fructitude?
Rimbaud In Africa
Like linen, dipped in blood you stripped off soiled innocence, welcomed cleanly shame, vowed to leave behind
The shade of a bird flew through my head and like a needle pulling thread
From Toby: Getting There
Now we will be happy, happy, happy, and, lordy, lordy, happy and happier still, happy running down the happy hill
Of all the many treasures that fill my treasure chest One of all I cherish More dearly than the rest
Histrionic Personality Disorder
'If it exists, you've got it', she said, closing the file and swiveling my way so that the five-flights-up Italian sunshine fell in her face. I was impressed. These old buildings have granduer. Windowsills.
Cold...unusually cold complain even my most upbeat and studiously cheerful friends (who may yet silently
I Wish I Were Young, Again Ii
Oh, to be young once more youth scenting the hair, an easy conscience, a vision clear taking the stairs two
You too, rich enabler, have slid into the gray of memory
with no captions and no forwarding address
convincing us that most lives lived before the fall of such
are mere decorations of themselves and therefore waste;
that only in life lived 'round the corner, in vacuity,
is truth, (always what we define it) makeable, so valid,
anyway, and truly affordable.
Still and all, of legacies chary, we've got to pay the bills.
We are well-worn trails, drinking small, Dutch beers from