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Michael Philips


Poems of Michael Philips

1. A Proverb of Evolution 9/25/2006
2. A Shitty Valentines Day 10/31/2005
3. A Special Daughter 5/26/2006
4. Adios Suburbs, Hola Suburbs 7/6/2007
5. Aunt Rita 2/4/2005
6. Bad Art 5/5/2005
7. Bagging Kid Charlemagne 3/31/2005
8. Bee Sting 3/20/2005
9. Birth of Punk Rock 7/9/2005
10. Car Wreck on the Old Coast Road 10/11/2006
11. Cat Lover 11/23/2005
12. Center of the Story 5/31/2005
13. City Planning 2/22/2005
14. Colleagues Who Die 1/7/2005
15. Confession to Frank Zappa 5/9/2005
16. Conquistadors 3/28/2006
17. Cowboys 5/5/2005
18. Crossing State Lines 8/25/2006
19. Dartmouth Alumni Survey 4/23/2005
20. Directions for Navigating an Art Opening 7/6/2007

The Peace Train

You can’t rely on the peace train,
always jumping the tracks
or taking the wrong one
stopping at the wrong stations
and bypassing the right ones
always arriving late or not at all.

Well, enough of that banal analogy.
Even Cat Stevens is off that jag now,

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