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SANDBOX by Michael R. Lane


by Michael R. Lane

60 pages
Sandbox is an eclectic offering of a humble poet.

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About the Book
Sandbox serves up eclectic savory and sweet fare. Here are samples to whet your appetite.
“I hold before me a blank page / (my mind)” (“Blank Pages”)

“The Great Equalizer of low caste and high / ferments human remains of kind and evil.” (“The Nature of Dust (Form 3))”
“It cost him another dream today, / utopian placebo / crushed / then boiled,” (“Junkie”)
“We impart to each other / derogatory lies regarding / other races or cultures,” (“Blood and Vinegar”)
“In a pupil that twinkles, / existence, / an ant discovers a crumb of bread” (“In The Blink of an Eye”)
“A delicate pink rose / pressed flat / between satin white pages / of a bound journal” (“Pink Rose”)
“We file on public transportation / joining strange faces and foreign bodies, / a kindred throng.” (“This Is Our Way”)
“We have touched one another / as light touches images to eyes, / a flash,” (“Human Contact”)
“Her lips varied in motion / apparently in speech, / curling at ends / displaying alabaster teeth,” (“Infatuation”)
“Out there, / somewhere, / she waits, / dissecting her life,” (“Longings”)
“She asked me to explain why I love her.” (“Scripture”)


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About the Author
Michael’s passions for reading and writing poetry has spanned over three decades. He studied English Literature and Creative Writing at Point Park College, Sonoma State University, and Portland State University in an effort to perfect his craft. His poetry has found a home in numerous publications.



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