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Biography:

Mike Perkins lives in Columbia, Missouri, with his wife and four children where he has been a lifelong resident other than a three year stint in the U.S. Army. His interest include writing, and photography. He has published numerous poems, short stories, and photographs.

All of the material on the Michael Perkins page is written by the author unless stated otherwise.


The Party

The Party

walking into the room

the buzz takes you

nothing but brain static

white noise

surrounded by dramatic vignettes

strolling through one production after another

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Timothy Leary and the School Bus

Timothy Leary and the School Bus

he was a beagle

named after the LSD

counter culture guru

a purebred

but no hunter

so Finas gave him to me

as a pet

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How They Ran the Buddha Out of Town

Note:

The following poem was revised by the author and the version Steve Wiegenstein performed live is slightly different.

How They Ran the Buddha Out of Town

at the strip mall street corner

next to the payday loan place

at a city bus stop

seated buddha-like

the jolly fat one

not the emaciated ascetic one

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