William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

And Here Is a Child

When I refer to my body as it, I feel I am being unfair. But would him be any more accurate? Would her? And why my, when, if there is any belonging at all, the belonging belongs to the earth?

January 5, 2022


And Here Is a Child

I love, too, those thoughts that almost rise, almost begin, then vanish, content to seek no substance or body, and whose one purpose seems to be to leave no trace.

This morning the sky is the gray Pacific. And here is a child at a blackboard. What will he leave, and what erase?

Recently Banned Literature, May 31, 2018


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