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god won’t overlook us

Over the years I have resisted writing “about” my poems – giving anything I believed would present some undeserved insight, or a short cut, to a full reading of the poems.  I have been on guard for many years perhaps … Continue reading

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ENJOY MY BOOKS!!!!!!

What am I doing? I’m trying to sell the books of poetry I have written that have been published and, friends, it is easy to buy the books – especially VOICE OVER, published last March. Go to www.michaelpoage.com and click “Buy Books.” … Continue reading

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Latest News

ON MARCH 19, 2003 On March 19, 2003, I flew from London to Sarajevo to begin a several day visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.  In my few previous days in London the very visible newspaper headlines shouted out the eminent … Continue reading

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“Considering the ways in which so many of us waste our time, what would be wrong with a world in which everybody were writing poems? After all, there’s a significant service to humanity in spending time doing no harm. While … Continue reading

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WORD WITH SPIRIT!!!

In my opinion, many African American preachers and gospel music, as well as jazz, proclaim the spirit with words using words with spirit!!!  Listen to some of THAT poetry – James Weldon Johnson, Thomas A. Dorsey, Yvonne Delk (google her!!!), … Continue reading

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MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE

Congratulations to Bethel College (in North Newton, Kansas) for presenting the play:  MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE.  I saw the excellent production tonight (Feb. 1) at the college.  It is a one woman play about the life and death in … Continue reading

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AND SO IT GOES, poems by Michael Poage, is now available

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CONGRATULATIONS to TRUST WOMEN

Congratulations to TRUST WOMEN!  Some leaders and workers with that foundation were featured on a recent MSNBC show and they were remarkable.  Their commitment and desire for justice were inspiring as plans are being put in place for a first-class … Continue reading

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GRABBING POWER (of the lyric poem)!!

The first book of poems I ever actually bought was the Modern Library edition of the Collected Poems of Edgar Allan Poe.  During the same wild spending spree I also bought, The Interpretation of Dreams, by Freud.  Within the same … Continue reading

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