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If we cease to believe that language is an adequate instrument of expression and human communication, we summon horrific realms of isolation, and, ultimately, we are left to command our own utter ‘disuse’ as human beings.

 ― Michael D. Main


Hi, I’m Michael

A poet, micro-essayist, and language artist.

I believe that daring explorations of language position the writer to embody realistic prospects for cultivating adept levels of revolutionary linguistic practice. My experience with language poetics suggests to me that earnest practice is fully capable of bringing writers and readers to levels of linguistic energy, intellectual discovery, and emotional joy that must be critical to the survival of any advancement of adept and alert culture in the early 21st Century.

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1Q  2023

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