Morgan Michaels


Morgan Michaels Poems

1001. Winter 8/30/2012
1002. Winter Blues 2/9/2014
1003. Winter* 12/20/2013
1004. X 8/18/2014
1005. Yes, But... 5/12/2013
1006. Yes/No 9/2/2014
1007. Yin And Yang 7/14/2013
1008. Yin And Yang Ii 7/14/2013
1009. You Better Be Bad When You'Re Young 8/20/2013
1010. Your Love 4/1/2014
1011. Your Parents 12/7/2014
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The Ideal City

Consider this marvel of Renaissance wit:
The Ideal City, by Lucian Laurana-
See how the canny master contrived in it
To lead the eye along the polished piazza
Back to a single point on the far horizon
By dint of planes, formed ny the great arcades
Of noble pallazi, their window-lit facades
Tinted shades of gold and green and dun;
At center fore, a temple, double tiered
Whose coffered, greatly-pedimented doors
Are gained by a shallow flight of marble stairs;
All around, the whole is pillastered
By half-coluns crowned by leafy capitals
While over the ...

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Uprisings

Up slides the blind and out of remotest heaven
from a perlmutter sky
falls the pure, the Brownian, upward drifting snow
casually but surely, in high-blown whorls;
on the rail has settled a bluish inch.
'It's cold', croaks the bird, on yellow, thin legs,

so I rise. Snow fills last years rifts and sifts
on sticks and galls and nodes of last years'

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