August 21, 2017


Michael Lee Johnson



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Mother Edith, at 98 (2010-05-31) poem unrhymed

The time has come for Mother Edith, and her Angel, too.

If You Find No Poem (2010-06-28) poem unrhymed

If you find no poem on your doorstep in the morning, no paper, no knock on your door, and your life is poorly edited ...

I Am Old Frustrated Thought (2010-07-26) cover story poem unrhymed

Michael Lee Johnson is a poet and freelance writer from Itasca, Illinois. He is heavy influenced by: Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Irving Layton, Leonard Cohen, and Allen Ginsberg.

Raindrop Baby (2010-08-16) poem unrhymed

I'm a raindrop Chicago baby, silhouetted in the night ...

Harvest Time (2010-09-06) poem unrhymed

A Metis Indian lady, drunk -- hands blanketed as in prayer ...

Illinois Farmers (2010-09-27) cover story poem unrhymed

Michael Lee Johnson is a poet and freelance writer from Itasca, Illinois.

Rose Petals in a Dark Room (2011-04-11) poem unrhymed

I walk in a mastery of the night and light, my money changers walk behind me ...

Life Is -- Transition (2015-12-14) poem unrhymed

"Transition, is song, passages..."

Clockmaker (2016-01-11) poem unrhymed

"...life is a brass lever, a wordsmith, an artist at his craft..."

Jesus in the Snow (2016-03-21) poem unrhymed

"I find your footprints here in snow..."

The Drifter (2016-04-25) poem unrhymed

"...The night is a dark believer in drifters..."

No One Cares (2016-05-30) poem unrhymed

"...my life insurance policy is a carburetor full of fumes, worn out filters, filled casket..."

Solo Boxing (2016-12-26) poem unrhymed

"...tugging emotions out of memories embedded..."

Little Desert Flower (2017-01-23) poem unrhymed

"...refuge, folded, wrapped in cool spring rain leaves --"

Lion in My Heart (2017-02-13) poem unrhymed

"...I fall in love with birds, strangers and wild women..."

Hazy Arizona Sky (2017-03-13) poem unrhymed

"...one cup of cool, clear, fool's desert gold..."

Alberta Bound (2017-04-10) cover story poem unrhymed

Once you've been there, it's in your heart forever...

Children in the Sky (2017-05-15) poem unrhymed

"...Children...love the moon with small hearts..."

Detective Poetic Johnson Here (2017-06-12) poem unrhymed

"...a raisin dry personality who tries to keep sober..."

Day Time Bitch & Night Time Whore (2017-07-17) poem unrhymed

"...Coon hunting, fox hunting daddy, I'm the storyteller..."

Reincarnation (2017-08-14) poem unrhymed

"...No longer a dishwasher at the House of Pancakes..."


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Michael Lee Johnson
Michael Lee Johnson


Michael Lee Johnson is a poet and freelance writer from Itasca, Illinois. He is heavy influenced by: Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Irving Layton, Leonard Cohen, and Allen Ginsberg. His new poetry chapbook with pictures, titled From Which Place the Morning Rises, and his new photo version of The Lost American: from Exile to Freedom are available on Amazon.com

He also has 2 previous chapbooks available at his Lulu storefront

Michael has been published in over 22 countries. He is also editor/publisher of four poetry sites, all open for submission, which can be found at his Web Site.

Now on You-Tube

E-mail: promomanusa@gmail.com. Audio Mp3 poems available; open to interviews.

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