Morgan Michaels


Morgan Michaels Poems

1241. Yes/No 9/2/2014
1242. Yin And Yang 7/14/2013
1243. Yin And Yang Ii 7/14/2013
1244. You Better Be Bad When You'Re Young 8/20/2013
1245. Young And Now 9/18/2015
1246. Your Love 4/1/2014
1247. Your Parents 12/7/2014
1248. Z 9/15/2015
Best Poem of Morgan Michaels

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
and hear the mower slay the grass
as I lay drowsing, the sound
borne in by the breeze that under the window
came chiding ''up, you scow,
there is nothing to do but everything
and time to do it, now'.
and, turning, exited
the way it came in, in.

I wish I was a kid again
my first kiss still eons off
little knowing yet
from whence it t'would come, or where;
unsure it would please, or how;
or if, when it finally came
would it linger or...

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Aunt Fritzi Ii

always there, when-
ever Nancy came home from gallivanting with Sluggo
that sometime visitor from the other side of the tracks,
sitting vigilant, reading the paper

in smiling deference to Pascal's advice
to dodge unhappiness by sitting quietly in a small chair; what,
by lamplight was she reading, forever? The obits
the classifieds? maybe the funnies?

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