William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings


This poem and Canvas 1,183, a drawing made earlier this year, look out and speak ever so softly from facing pages in the Fall 2018 issue of Akitsu Quarterly. Imagine, the journey from pixel to print, made in only eight years — about the same time it takes a snowflake to fall, and ash to turn a poet’s hair gray.


Mountain snow
valley ash

a hand
a pen
an axe

Poems, Slightly Used, February 12, 2011


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