Lighten Up Online

The quarterly light verse webzine

Former Russian translator, now running a B and B in South Devon ( - 10% off for anyone who can recite a poem of sonnet length or more by heart.) Sole ambition - to write just one really memorable poem before I depart. Not yet achieved. But hope not entirely gone.

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Michael's work has appeared in Measure, Margie, The Atlanta Review, The Dark Horse, The Comstock Review (Pushcart nomination), 14 by 14, and many other journals, anthologies and e-zines. He has won the New England Poetry Club Erika Mumford (2006) and Gretchen Warren (2008) Awards. A chapbook, The Performer, was published by Pudding House Press in 2007.

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