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One Doughnut at a Time Man

By Mikel K

We welcome you to our precision,
decisions will be made for you,
here.

I play the same old broken record,
night after night, but it works for
me.

I'm trying to not eat doughnuts
I'm trying to not drink Jack Daniels;
one doughnut at a time, man.




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Mikel K is a poet and memoirist living in Mableton, Ga., a suburb of Atlanta, with his photographer-artist partner Just Joan, and their three dogs, two cats, two turtles, and bird. K was voted Best Atlanta Poet the last two years in a row by readers of Creative Loafing, Atlanta's weekly newspaper. He has a BS in English with a minor in Journalism from Georgia State University.

Please have a look at Mikel K's books at Where Even Hell's Angels Are Afraid.

Article © Mikel K. All rights reserved.
Published on 2014-07-21
Image(s) are public domain.
2 Reader Comments
Awakening Dawn
07/24/2014
05:45:27 PM
From the the day I first viewed Mikel's work I fell in love with his honest, open, everyday, relating ...style.
The truth is ...we all have the capability to write, and in such a way ...yet most of us want it to look good or sound good ...in fact it looks just that when it's from the heart real.

You inspire me most days Mikel K
I'm only one person in the drop of the ocean.
Imagine how many other people ( shared or unshared) feel the same.

Keep on keeping on, uplifting, enlightening .....keep on .

Great love and respect AD
Mikel K
07/25/2014
05:46:58 PM
Thanks Dawn for making me feel special and for making me feel the work is worthwhile. Thanks to Sand for publishing this, also.
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