What are you reading? I have just finished reading Mark Doty’s, FIRE TO FIRE. Great book. Now reading Gish Jen’s, TIGER WRITER, print version of the Massey lectures she gave last year at Harvard. Really enjoying the book. She is an amazing writer, intellectual, and humorist.
Author Archives: Michael
Most every news story about the Santa Barbara shootings from May 23, talk about the “madman” killer. That’s a tragic smokescreen for all of us to hide behind. What concerns me are the people, our political leaders, apparently “sane,” who continue … Continue reading
This morning, in church, I wanted to say something about Memorial Day during joys and concerns but I didn’t. Wanted to mention how it got started by blacks to honor black soldiers buried in a mass grave. And I wanted … Continue reading
WITH TIME RUNNING OUT! A short story by Michael Poage Today I drove past one of those new, brightly lit billboard signs that always flash catchy colors and, usually change messages every ten or fifteen seconds. This particular sign did … Continue reading
I was very glad to see Mr. Charles Krauthammer’s (Eagle Editorial, April 5) endorsement of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement now gaining worldwide momentum on behalf of Palestinian rights. To quote: “Financial sanctions are precisely the kind of pressure … Continue reading
Word and Justice: “It is difficult/to get the news from poems/yet men die miserably every day/for lack/of what is found there.” — William Carlos Williams, “Asphodel, That Greeny Flower” Williams, as physician and poet, saw a great deal of life … Continue reading
My latest collection of poems, AND SO IT GOES, is now an e-book on Nook thru BN.com as well as on Kindle thru the Amazon Kindle store. It would also be great to have someone publish AND SO IT GOES … Continue reading
My new collection of poems, AND SO IT GOES, is now available as an ebook through the Amazon Kindle store for $1.99.
Because of the overwhelming demand (!) for my books……..I have extended the “DEAL OF 2014” for the entire month of February, 2014!! YES! Please go to my website, www.michaelpoage,com, purchase one copy of my most recent book of poems, VOICE … Continue reading
I am assuming that many of you have just over-looked the “deal of 2014” or have been feeling the January “lull.” Remember the DEAL? Please go to www.michaelpoage.com, buy one copy of my book, VOICE OVER, thru Paypal, and I … Continue reading