William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings


O dear one, it is not religion that saves us,

or meditation, or philosophy, or work, or art,

but love operating through these things,

and our inevitable surrender to her benevolent force,

if not in this life, then in the next,

which is this very moment, of course.

“It Is Not Religion”
Recently Banned Literature, March 12, 2017


Above a meadow of moss . . . a towhee on the rim of the birdbath

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